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Surgical management of large angle congenital esotropia.
  1. L B Nelson,
  2. J H Calhoun,
  3. J W Simon,
  4. T Wilson and
  5. R D Harley


    Ninety-seven patients with congenital esotropia with deviations of 50 prism dioptres or greater underwent large (6 and 7 mm) bimedial rectus recessions. The overall success rate with one operation was 83.5%. Judgment of final alignment was made at the last follow-up examination, six to 61 months (average 23.4 months) postoperatively. Large bimedial rectus recessions for congenital esotropia are an effective surgical treatment which does not significantly alter adduction.

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