Medical and surgical treatment for ocular myasthenia.

  title={Medical and surgical treatment for ocular myasthenia.},
  author={Michael Benatar and Henry J. Kaminski},
  journal={The Cochrane database of systematic reviews},
BACKGROUND Approximately 50% of people with myasthenia gravis present initially with purely ocular symptoms, so called ocular myasthenia and between 50 to 60% of these people will progress to develop generalized disease. The vast majority will do so within the first one to two years. There is controversy surrounding the appropriate management of patients with ocular myasthenia. OBJECTIVES To perform a systematic review of the literature relevant to the treatment of ocular myasthenia and to… CONTINUE READING