PMID: 319820Jan 1, 1977

Late reoperations for squint

The British Journal of Ophthalmology
C I Phillips, R L Vaid


Ten patients in the age range 2 to 22 years are described who had operations initially for squint in childhood. Nine had had concomitant convergent strabismus and one divergent. All presented again in adult life with a cosmetic complaint, but two also had diplopia. Reoperations were done, age range 14 to 43. These ten were all the "late reoperations" for squint which were done during the four year period 1972 to 1976 by one consultant (C.I.P.). Technically these late reoperations were not difficult, through the amount of change predictable in position of the eyeball could be only approximate. Recession +/- advancement +/- resection of horizontal recti were done in all cases. In one case no medial rectus was identified attached to the eyeball; a mass of tissue behind the caruncle was mobilised and sutured to the globe with resultant good movement. To avoid tethering of the eye by scarred conjunctiva, vertical conjunctival incisions were often converted at suturing to (see article) shaped wounds. The absence of any new cases of diplopia (the two who had it preoperatively retained it without aggravation) is attributed to the fact that all cases were under-corrected, i.e., no convergent or divergent squint was converted into a dive...Continue Reading


Nov 1, 1955·A.M.A. Archives of Ophthalmology·A JAMPOLSKY
Jun 1, 1951·A.M.A. Archives of Ophthalmology·A POSNER, A SCHLOSSMAN


May 1, 1987·Journal of the American College of Cardiology·G M FitzGibbonW J Keon
Aug 30, 2005·Journal of Chemical Ecology·Alan J DuncanDavid A Elston
Mar 1, 1984·Journal of Clinical Periodontology·D A Mitchell
Dec 1, 1981·Environmental Health Perspectives·B E VaughanD H McKenzie

Related Concepts

Postoperative Complications
Strabismus, Noncomitant
Suture Techniques

Trending Feeds


Coronaviruses encompass a large family of viruses that cause the common cold as well as more serious diseases, such as the ongoing outbreak of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19; formally known as 2019-nCoV). Coronaviruses can spread from animals to humans; symptoms include fever, cough, shortness of breath, and breathing difficulties; in more severe cases, infection can lead to death. This feed covers recent research on COVID-19.

Synthetic Genetic Array Analysis

Synthetic genetic arrays allow the systematic examination of genetic interactions. Here is the latest research focusing on synthetic genetic arrays and their analyses.

Neural Activity: Imaging

Imaging of neural activity in vivo has developed rapidly recently with the advancement of fluorescence microscopy, including new applications using miniaturized microscopes (miniscopes). This feed follows the progress in this growing field.

Computational Methods for Protein Structures

Computational methods employing machine learning algorithms are powerful tools that can be used to predict the effect of mutations on protein structure. This is important in neurodegenerative disorders, where some mutations can cause the formation of toxic protein aggregations. This feed follows the latests insights into the relationships between mutation and protein structure leading to better understanding of disease.

Congenital Hyperinsulinism

Congenital hyperinsulinism is caused by genetic mutations resulting in excess insulin secretion from beta cells of the pancreas. Here is the latest research.

Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

Chronic fatigue syndrome is a disease characterized by unexplained disabling fatigue; the pathology of which is incompletely understood. Discover the latest research on chronic fatigue syndrome here.

Epigenetic Memory

Epigenetic memory refers to the heritable genetic changes that are not explained by the DNA sequence. Find the latest research on epigenetic memory here.

Cell Atlas of the Human Eye

Constructing a cell atlas of the human eye will require transcriptomic and histologic analysis over the lifespan. This understanding will aid in the study of development and disease. Find the latest research pertaining to the Cell Atlas of the Human Eye here.

Femoral Neoplasms

Femoral Neoplasms are bone tumors that arise in the femur. Discover the latest research on femoral neoplasms here.