Horizontal rectus tenotomy in patients with congenital nystagmus: results in 10 adults.

  title={Horizontal rectus tenotomy in patients with congenital nystagmus: results in 10 adults.},
  author={Richard W. Hertle and Louis F. Dell'Osso and Edmond J Fitzgibbon and Darby Thompson and Dongsheng Yang and Susan D Mellow},
  volume={110 11},
OBJECTIVE We wished to determine the effectiveness of horizontal rectus tenotomy in changing the nystagmus of patients with congenital nystagmus and, secondarily, how their visual function changed. DESIGN This was a prospective, noncomparative, interventional case series. PARTICIPANTS Ten adult patients with varied associated sensory defects and oculographic subtypes of congenital nystagmus (including asymmetric periodic or aperiodic alternating nystagmus) and no nystagmus treatment options… CONTINUE READING


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