Treatment of intermittent exotropia.

  title={Treatment of intermittent exotropia.},
  author={H H Hardesty and James R Boynton and Julian P. Keenan},
  journal={Archives of ophthalmology},
  volume={96 2},
To study the long-range results of surgically treated intermittent exotropia, 100 consecutive patients have been followed up for an average of 6.1 years. In all cases, the initial procedure was bilateral recession of the lateral rectus muscles. The overall functional cure rate was 78%. To accomplish this result, 27 patients were operated on a second time, 21 for undercorrection and six for overcorrection. A number of patients cooperated very poorly or were lost to follow-up while still under… CONTINUE READING

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