[Surgery of the oblique muscles].

Abstract

The principles of surgery of the oblique muscles are different from those of the rectus muscles according to their anatomy and physiology. Their exposure is difficult as they are inserted on the sclera behind the equator and because they form an angle of 51s with the visual axis they have a triple action. The types of procedures one can practice on the oblique muscles are: weakening and strengthening of their actions. This paper presents the actions and anatomy of the oblique muscles, as well as the most important surgical techniques.

Cite this paper

@article{Nicolae2005SurgeryOT, title={[Surgery of the oblique muscles].}, author={Miruna Nicolae}, journal={Oftalmologia}, year={2005}, volume={49 4}, pages={3-10} }