The negative psychosocial impact of strabismus in adults.

  title={The negative psychosocial impact of strabismus in adults.},
  author={Scott E. Olitsky and S Sudesh and Alessio Graziano and Jessica L. Hamblen and Steven E. Brooks and Steven H. Shaha},
  journal={Journal of AAPOS : the official publication of the American Association for Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus},
  volume={3 4},
INTRODUCTION The goal in the treatment of strabismus is to realign the visual axes to eliminate diplopia, produce or restore binocular vision, expand the binocular visual field, and/or provide a normal appearance. The treatment of strabismus in adults who do not experience diplopia or who do not have binocular potential has sometimes been regarded as "cosmetic." Many adults with strabismus have stated that it has had a negative effect on their lives. This study was designed to ascertain whether… CONTINUE READING

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