High congenital esotropia a risk factor for reoperation

In children with congenital esotropia, risk factors for potential reoperation include congenital esotropia of 30 ∆D or greater and lateral rectus muscle underaction, according to a study.The retrospective review included 157 children with congenital esotropia. After at least one operation, patients were divided into two groups. A success group, defined as those with deviation within 10 ∆D, contained 89 patients, and a failure group, defined as those with deviation greater than 10 ∆D or a history of reoperation, contained 68 patients.

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