Bilateral lateral rectus resection for residual esotropia.

  title={Bilateral lateral rectus resection for residual esotropia.},
  author={Lal S Gunasekera and John W. Simon and Jitka L Zobal-Ratner and Lloyd Lininger},
  journal={Journal of AAPOS : the official publication of the American Association for Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus},
  volume={6 1},
PURPOSE Residual or recurrent esotropia is a common problem following bilateral medial rectus recessions for esotropia, and various surgical techniques have been advocated. We have favored bilateral lateral rectus resections. METHODS We reviewed our results in 25 patients, aged 7 to 89 months (mean 27 months), with a follow-up of 7 to 95 months (mean 39 months) following the second surgery. Survival analysis was used, with success (survival) defined as alignment within 10 PD at last follow-up… CONTINUE READING

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