Prismatic correction can result in positive motor outcomes in esotropic children

Prismatic correction led to successful motor outcomes while maintaining or improving stereo acuity in children with consecutive esotropia and prior unilateral recession and resection surgery, according to a study.The retrospective cohort study analyzed 105 patients with esodeviation of 5 ∆D or greater at 4 weeks after undergoing unilateral recession and resection surgery by the same surgeon. All patients were fitted with prism glasses with a minimum postoperative follow-up of 2 years. Average patient age was 4.7 years.

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