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Pediatric Eye Disease Study in African American and Hispanic Children

August 15th, 2008 at 5:34 am » Comments (0)

A study about prevalence of Amblyopia and Strabismus in African American and Hispanic Children from Ages 6 to 72 Months. More information available at the link below; http://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/577990



Gene identified whose mutation may affect the normal movement of eye and may lead to loss of vision in strabismic eye

August 2nd, 2008 at 10:53 am » Comments (0)

Mutations of the CHN1 gene give rise to a hyperactive gene product called a2 chimerin that in turn affects the normal eye development. More information available on the link below; http://www.abdn.ac.uk/mediareleases/release.php?id=1439



Combination of various treatments is best method for treatment of pediatric strabismus

August 2nd, 2008 at 10:19 am » Comments (0)

Dr.Vincent Paris recommends combination of occlusion and atropine as the best method for treating pediatric strabismus. More information available through the link below; Available from: http://www.osnsupersite.com/view.asp?rID=29983



Factors that may influence the outcome of Strabismus Surgery

August 2nd, 2008 at 10:07 am » Comments (0)

The article mentions many factors that may influence the outcome of Strabismus surgery. More information at the link below. Srinivasa Rao PN. Factors influencing the result of strabismus surgery. Indian J Ophthalmol [serial online] 1965 [cited 2008 Aug 2];13:105-8. Available from: http://www.ijo.in/text.asp?1965/13/3/105/39227



Botulinum toxin used in treatment of paralytic Strabismus

August 2nd, 2008 at 9:50 am » Comments (0)

Injection of Botulinum toxin produced extremely beneficial results in some patients with paralytic strabismus. Advocates the use of botulinum toxin in the treatment of essential blepharospasm. More information available through the link below; Thomas R, Mathai A, Rajeev B, Sen S, Jacob P. Botulinum toxin in the treatment of paralytic strabismus and essential blepharospasm. Indian J Ophthalmol […]