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A brief introduction to To be or not to be: surgery for exotropia with homonymous hemianopia

Previous reports tend to emphasize the contraindication aspect of strabismus surgery in exotropic patients with early onset hemianopia. However, this study indicates that this disease should be considered a relative, rather than an absolute, contraindication of strabismus surgery.

The article was published by
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Taiwan Journal of Ophthalmology
Volume / Volumen: 2
Number / Número: 3
First and last pages / Páginas inicial-final: 99-102
Year / Año: 2012
Month / Mes: september

Principal institution where the research took place
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Department of Ophthalmology, Kaohsiung Medical University Hospital, Kaohsiung Medical University, Kaohsiung, N/A, Taiwan

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Bibliographic references
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Hatt SR, Leske DA, Liebermann L, Holmes JM. Changes in health-related quality of life 1 year following strabismus surgery. Am J Ophthalmol 153:614-619, 2012.
Herzau V, Bleher I, Joos-Kratsch E. Infantile exotropia with homonymous hemianopia: a rare contraindication for strabismus surgery. Graefes Arch Clin Exp Ophthalmol 226:148-149, 1988.
Lai YH, Hoyt CS. To be or not to be: Surgery for exotropia with homonymous hemianopia. Taiwan Journal of Ophthalmology 2:99-102, 2012.
Van Waveren M, Jagle H, Besch D. Management of strabismus with hemianopic visual field defects. Graefes Arch Clin Exp Ophthalmol 251:575-584, 2013.

Other articles written by the author Yu-Hung Lai
Otros artículos de Yu-Hung Lai

1. Lai YH, Fredrick DR. 2005 Nov. Alteration of cyclic frequency by botulinum toxin injection in adult onset cyclic esotropia. Br J Ophthalmol. 89(11):1540-1.
2. Lai YH, Hsu HT, Wang HZ, Chang SJ, Wu WC. The current visual status of children aged 3 to 6 years and the vision screening program in Taiwan. J AAPOS. 2009; 13:58-62.
3. Lai YH, Hsu HT, Wang HZ, Chang CH, MD, Chang SJ. Astigmatism in preschool children in Taiwan. J AAPOS. 2010; 14:150-154
4. Lai YH, Wang HZ, Hsu HT. Development Of Visual Acuity In Preschool Children As Measured With Landolt C And Tumbling E Charts. J AAPOS 2011;15:251-255.
5. Lai YH, Wu WC, Wang HZ, Hsu HT. Extraocular muscle insertion positions and outcomes of strabismus surgery: correlation analysis and anatomical comparison of Western and Chinese populations. British Journal of Ophthalmology 2012;96(5):679-682.
6. Lai YH, Tseng HI, Yang SN, Hsu HT, Chen HL. Neonatal intensive care unit-specific screening criteria for retinopathy of prematurity. Kaohsiung Journal of Medical Sciences 2012 Nov;28(11):601-6
7. Lai YH, Tseng HY, Hsu HT, Chang SJ, Wang HZ. Uncorrected visual acuity and non-cycloplegic autorefraction predict significant refractive errors in Taiwanese preschool children. Ophthalmology 2013 Feb;120(2):271-6
8. Chen TH, Lai YH, Lee PL et al. Infantile facioscapulohumeral muscular dystrophy revisited: Expansion of clinical phenotypes in patients with a very short EcoRI fragment. Neuromuscular Disorders 2013;23:298-305

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Yu-Hung Lai was invited by SIIC on
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Pediatric Ophtalmology
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Ophtalmologic Surgery
Cirugía Oftalmológica

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To be or Not to Be: Surgery for Exotropia With Homonymous Hemianopia

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Yu-Hung Lai1

1 Dr., 1. Department Of Ophthalmology, Kaohsiung Medical University Hospital, Kaohsiung Medical University, Kaohsiung, Taiwan 2. Department Of Ophthalmology, Kaohsiung Municipal Hsiao-kang Hospital, Kaohsiung Medical University, Kaohsiung, Taiwan 3. Department Of Ophthalmology, School Of Medicine, College Of Medicine, Kaohsiung Medical University, Kaohsiung, Taiwán (Republica Nacionalista China), Attending/assistant Professor

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