29th European Strabismological Associaton Meeting by Jan-Tjeerd H.N. de Faber

By Jan-Tjeerd H.N. de Faber

A compilation of chosen papers, posters and lectures awarded on the twenty ninth assembly of the ecu Strabismological organization in Izmir, Turkey, June 2004, outlining the most recent advancements within the fields of eye surgical procedure, imaginative and prescient screening, ophthalmology and similar disciplines. The spotlight of this assembly was once the particular lecture given through Gunter von Noorden, "History of Strabismology", integrated the following in complete. The assembly additionally coated a couple of very important difficulties linked to strabismology, together with ambyopia, botulinum toxin, Brown’s syndrome and congenital fibrosis syndrome. moreover, new tools and methods are defined, giving a whole assessment of the recent issues in strabismology for strabismologists, pediatric opthalmologists and orthoptists.

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A control group was treated with full time patching. 0 or stayed the same after 3 consecutive visits. The mean follow-up was 6 months. At the end of the therapy, improvement of visual acuity did not show significant difference between the two groups. Combined optical and atropine therapy is effective as an alternative or supportive therapy for anisometropic or strabismic amblyopia. 1 INTRODUCTION Amblyopia is defined as a decrease of visual acuity in one eye caused by abnormal binocular interaction or occurring in one or both eyes as a result of pattern vision deprivation during visual immaturity for which no cause can be detected during the physical examination of the eye(s) and which in appropriate cases is reversible by therapeutic measures (von Noorden 1977).

For luminance CS this difference was due 3 Figure 1. Luminance contrast sensitivities. d. Figure 2. Colour contrast sensitivities. d. both to an increased CS in the fellow eye and a reduced CS in the amblyopic eye. 001 unpaired t-tests). The reduction of colour CS compared to luminance CS was quantified by calculating the ratio: This ratio approaches one as colour CS declines relative to Luminance CS. 78. This was increased in the amblyopic eyes of early and late onset groups (Fig. f. normal) and in the fellow eyes of both groups (Fig.

Mean tickness of horizontal rectus muscles of both groups were compared with that of the control group of the same age and sex. 68 mm) values were with the amblyopic eye of group I. 001). Conclusions: There are significant morphometric changes of horizontal rectus muscles in patients with non-refractive and non-acommodative esotropia and amblyopia. Further studies are necessary for different types of strabismus, and the correlation between our findings and surgical outcomes. 1 INTRODUCTION Strabismus is a frequently encountered ophthalmic problem which results in visual, cosmetic and socioeconomic problems.

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