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Strabismus pp 101-114 | Cite as

Nonsurgical Treatment of Strabismus

  • Siddharth Agrawal
  • Neha Singh
  • Vinita Singh
Chapter

Abstract

Previous chapters have highlighted various altered sensory and motor ocular mechanisms associated with strabismus either as cause or effect. The goal of strabismus management is not only to restore motor alignment of the eyes but also to correct any underlying sensory abnormality. While most of the sensory abnormalities are managed conservatively, surgery is often indicated for correcting the static component of the motor misalignment. This chapter will discuss the nonsurgical approach in strabismus management which includes appropriate correction of the refractive error, treatment of associated sensory abnormalities including amblyopia, and treatment of the dynamic component of the deviation.

Keywords

Refraction Amblyopia Penalization Prisms Orthoptic exercises 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Siddharth Agrawal
    • 1
  • Neha Singh
    • 1
  • Vinita Singh
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of OphthalmologyKing George’s Medical UniversityLucknowIndia

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