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Middle East African Journal of Ophthalmology Middle East African Journal of Ophthalmology
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Year : 2015  |  Volume : 22  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 307-311

Clinical pearls and management recommendations for strabismus due to thyroid orbitopathy

Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences, University of British Columbia and Department of Ophthalmology, BC Children's Hospital, Vancouver, BC, Canada

Correspondence Address:
Christopher J Lyons
Room F316 BC Children's Hospital, 4480 Oak St Vancouver, V6H 3V4, BC
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None

DOI: 10.4103/0974-9233.159731

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Thyroid orbitopathy causes a unique form of strabismus with adult-onset diplopia. Prisms can be a temporizing measure, but many patients require strabismus surgery, which can be challenging. In this article, we highlight clinical guidelines for addressing strabismus due to thyroid orbitopathy and review our surgical experience.

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