Annals of Ophthalmology

, Volume 36, Issue 1, pp 50–52 | Cite as

Acute comitant strabismus after chalazion incision

  • Tung-Mei Kuang
  • May-Yung Yen
  • An-Guor Wang
  • Wen-Ming Hsu
Case Report


Acute acquired comitant esotropia rarely occurs in older children and adults. Short-term occlusion of one eye, illness or emotional stress can decompensate the underlying heterophoria. We report a case of a 6-year-old child who developed 35 prism dioptors of acute esotropia after one-day occlusion of one eye for chalazion incision. Motility analysis to rule out paretic deviation is imminent. Waiting for at least 6 months before surgery is advised.


Myopia Emotional Stress Strabismus Refractive Error Amblyopia 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Tung-Mei Kuang
    • 1
  • May-Yung Yen
    • 1
  • An-Guor Wang
    • 1
  • Wen-Ming Hsu
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Ophthalmology, Taipei Veterans General HospitalNational Yang-Ming UniversityTaipeiTaiwan, Republic of China

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