Reduction of ocular muscle torque by splitting of the rectus muscle II: technique and results.

@article{Hoerantner2004ReductionOO,
  title={Reduction of ocular muscle torque by splitting of the rectus muscle II: technique and results.},
  author={Robert Hoerantner and Siegfried Priglinger and T. Haslwanter},
  journal={The British journal of ophthalmology},
  year={2004},
  volume={88 11},
  pages={1409-13}
}
AIM To present the results of a new technique that the authors have developed to weaken the extraocular muscles. The biomechanics of this technique, which is termed "Y-split recession," are given in the companion paper. METHODS A retrospective study, testing the effects of a new surgical technique on strabismus, nystagmus, and visual acuity. 228 patients (aged 6.8 (SD 6.0) years) with variable angle strabismus and nystagmus were treated by splitting and detaching two rectus muscles, and re… CONTINUE READING
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