By Jan-Tjeerd H.N. de Faber
A compilation of chosen papers, posters and lectures awarded on the twenty ninth assembly of the eu 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 used to be the distinctive lecture given through Gunter von Noorden, "History of Strabismology", incorporated right here in complete. The assembly additionally lined a few very important difficulties linked to strabismology, together with ambyopia, botulinum toxin, Brown’s syndrome and congenital fibrosis syndrome. furthermore, new tools and methods are defined, giving an entire evaluation of the new issues in strabismology for strabismologists, pediatric opthalmologists and orthoptists.
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05). For 6 cases that did not have stereopsis before therapy, mean stereopsis of 600 sec of arc was detected after therapy. 8%), in 9 cases (23%) after therapy. 1%) were determined to be compliant with the patching therapy. 9%) and strabismus surgery was recommended for this case. According to the VEP results recorded before and after therapy of the 18 cases in group-A; in all cases that had increase in visual acuity as 3 Snellen lines and over , increase in amplitude and shortening in latency were observed.
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Group C ϭ 18 cases under 9 years of age, for whom patching of the good eye and telescopic lenses on the amblyopic eye were given (by adding the correction of the refractive error on the base lens whenever needed). Group D ϭ 14 cases under 9 years of age, for whom patching of the good eye, without telescopic lens (with correction of the refractive error). For all cases patching therapy for a total of 4–6 hours/day was given. At least 2 hours/day of near work or the total period of patching was considered for compliance and compliance score was evaluated as following; Near-work activities for at least 2 hours/day and at least 20 days/month Near-work activities for 1–2 hours/day and at least 20 days/month, or at least 2 hours/day and 10–20 days/month Near-work activities for 45 minutes–1 hour/day and at least 20 days/month, or at least 1–2 hours/day and 10–20 days/month Near-work activities for less than 45 minutes/day or less than 10 days/month.