Journal of the Korean Ophthalmological Society 1992;33(11):1104-1108.
Published online November 1, 1992.
Effect of Monocular Recession and Modified Tuck in Exotropia.
Kwangro Joo, Chan Park, Kangho Yoon, Byungmoo Min
1Department of Ophthalmology, Catholic University Medical College Seoul, Korea.
2Department of Ophthalmology, Chungnam National University College of Medicine Tacjeon, Korea.
외사시에서 단안의 후전술과 Modified Tuck 의 효과
민병무(Byung Moo Min),주광로(Kwang Ro Joo),윤강호(Kang Ho Yoon),박찬(Chan Park)
Abstract
Monocular recession and modified tuck procedures were performed in 33 patients of exotropia. The age ranged from 3 to 35 years (mean 8.7 years). After the follow up period of 2 to 15 months (mean 4.1 months), we obtained the following results. Preoperative and postoperative mean deviation angle of strabimus were 27.1 delta and 1.7 delta, respectively. And the success rate within +/-5 delta after operation was 75.8%. The bulging of the surgical lesion was noted immediately after modified tuck procedure and disappeared in 2 to 3 weeks. In conclusion, we obtained the satisfactory results in function and cosmesis.
Key Words: Exotropia;Modified Tuck;Recession


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