Strabismus Surgery and its Complications

  • David K. Coats
  • Scott E. Olitsky

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages 1-16
  2. Surgical Management of Strabismus

  3. Complications of Strabismus Surgery

  4. Back Matter
    Pages 311-319

About this book


Strabismus Surgery and its Complications is divided into two is provided based on evidence-based medicine where available. distinct sections. Part I outlines the surgical management of Consensus and/or common sense advice is provided where - strabismus in 17 chapters. A full range of topics is covered idence-based medicine is not available. A chapter on managing including basic anatomy and physiology, surgical planning, patients with atypical and unexpected anatomical features and preoperative and postoperative management, and surgical a chapter on the medicolegal aspects of strabismus surgery are techniques. Surgical techniques are described in dedicated included. Te textbook is extensively referenced and indexed chapters, each richly illustrated with fgures and photographs. to facilitate rapid identifcation and review of desired inform -a Detailed descriptions of the basic steps of surgery as well as tion. Cross-reference is made throughout each chapter to other surgical nuances are provided. Te fgures and fgure legends chapters containing related information. are designed to stand alone as basic surgical instruction for the A DVD is provided containing video footage of basic su- surgeon who has experience with the surgical management of gical techniques to compliment the information on surgical strabismus. More detailed instruction is available in the text for techniques provided in Part I of the textbook. Te DVD also those wanting elaboration.


Exposure and Closure Techniques Strabismus Strabismus Patient Strabismus Reoperations Strabismus surgery Superior Oblique Surgery Surgical Complications Surgical techniques Suture Techniques

Authors and affiliations

  • David K. Coats
    • 1
  • Scott E. Olitsky
    • 2
    • 3
    • 4
  1. 1.Cullen Eye Institute, Baylor College of Medicine, Chief of OphthalmologyTexas Children‘s Hospital, Clinical Care CenterHoustonUSA
  2. 2.Chief of OphthalmologyChildren‘s Mercy Hospitals and ClinicsKansas CityUSA
  3. 3.Kansas City School of MedicineUniversity of MissouriKansas CityUSA
  4. 4.University of Kansas School of MedicineKansas CityUSA

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer-Verlag 2007
  • Publisher Name Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg
  • eBook Packages Medicine
  • Print ISBN 978-3-540-32703-5
  • Online ISBN 978-3-540-32704-2
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