JOURNAL ARTICLE

Surgical treatment of acquired esotropia in patients with high myopia

Tsai-Hsuan Ho, Muh-Chiou Lin, Shwu-Jiuan Sheu
Journal of the Chinese Medical Association: JCMA 2012, 75 (8): 416-9
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Acquired esotropia with high myopia may be associated with superotemporal eyeball prolapse from the muscle cone and the subsequent shift of extraocular muscles limits the success of the traditional recession-resection surgery. In this study, we report two patients diagnosed with myopic strabismus fixus with esodeviation >90 prism diopter. Marked axial elongation of globes was present in both the patients. They received medial rectus muscle recession and hemi-Jensen procedure in both eyes. Postoperatively, they showed significant improvement in abduction, elevation, and ocular alignment. We found that the combination of medial rectus muscle recession and hemi-Jensen procedure was effective in treating patients with acquired large esotropia with high myopia.

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