Surgery of large angle exotropia.

  title={Surgery of large angle exotropia.},
  author={Robert L. Schwartz and Joseph H Calhoun},
  journal={Journal of pediatric ophthalmology and strabismus},
  volume={17 6},
In summary, 22 patients have been presented who have undergone lateral rectus recessions ranging from 8 to 14 millimeters. The overall cosmetic success rate (plus or minus 15 diopters of orthophoria) was 77%. Eight of these patients had unilateral recession-resection procedures. Surgically created incomitance ranged from 3 millimeters to 6 millimeters and correlated only poorly with the amount of surgery performed. None of the patients complained of cosmetic or symptomatic effects of the… CONTINUE READING

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