Delhi Journal of Ophthalmology

Surgical Management of Strabismus in Thyroid Ophthalmopathy

Vidhya Chandran, Kanika Gupta
Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus Dept, Sankara Eye Hospitals, Bangalore, India

Editor-in-Chief, Delhi Journal of Ophthalmology, Dr R.P.Centre, AIIMS.

Corresponding Author:

Vidhya Chandran (MS, FPOS)
Sankara Eye Hospitals, 
Bangalore, India
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Received: 18-DEC-2018 Accepted: 30-AUG-2019 Published Online: 09-MAY-2020

Thyroid eye disease (TED) is an autoimmune condition with acute inflammatory and chronic fibrotic phase with various manifestations. Strabismus is one of the common clinical presentation affecting the quality of life. Besides medical and optical management in acute stages, surgical management resides as an option to provide broader binocular single field of vision and improve the quality of life. In this case, we have done Inferior rectus recession (fixed sutures) and contralateral superior rectus recession on adjustable sutures to give binocular vision.

Keywords :Thyroid ophthalmopathy inferior rctus recession, adjustable sutures, superior recuts

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