Complications of strabismus surgery

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Although a generally safe procedure, there are a myriad of complications that can occur during or after strabismus surgery. The complications are varied in their severity, with effects ranging from life-threatening to minor ocular surface irritation. Systematic evaluation of the potential complications and consideration of the timing of the event will aid in successful recognition and management.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationPractical Management of Pediatric Ocular Disorders and Strabismus
Subtitle of host publicationA Case-based Approach
PublisherSpringer New York
Number of pages7
ISBN (Electronic)9781493927456
ISBN (Print)9781493927449
StatePublished - Jul 27 2016


  • Anterior segment ischemia
  • Complications of strabismus surgery
  • Endophthalmitis
  • Eye muscle surgery
  • Lost muscle
  • Scleral perforation
  • Strabismus surgery

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)


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