Manual of Strabismus Surgery, 1st Edition

Authors :
C. J. MacEwen & Richard M. C. Gregson

This practical manual provides an introduction to the surgical and general management of strabismus and specific disorders. The text begins with coverage of the general assessment and investigation of the squinting patient and guidance on whether ......view more

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This practical manual provides an introduction to the surgical and general management of strabismus and specific disorders. The text begins with coverage of the general assessment and investigation of the squinting patient and guidance on whether or not surgery is the best form of treatment. The second section addresses common squint disorders, describing the conditions and highlighting the surgical options to be considered. The final section provides a step-by-step account of the surgical procedures, indicating when they should be used, illustrating specific techniques.

Key Features
  • Using a problem-oriented approach, diagnosis and assessment of conditions are introduced before addressing treatment options
  • Specific disorders are covered in detail, indicating when to use surgical treatment and which techniques to use
  • The surgical procedures are covered in a step-by-step format with clear line diagrams highlighting the required techniques.
  • A separate chapter covers general and specific surgical complications

Author Information
By C. J. MacEwen, FRCS, FRCOphth, MD, Consultant Ophthalmologist, Ninewells Hospital and Medical School, Dundee, UK; and Richard M.C. Gregson, BM Bch MA DPhil (Oxon) FRCS (ED) FRCOphth, Consultant Ophthalmologist and Directorate of Ophthalmology, Queen's Medical Centre, Nottingham, UK