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A Technique for Recession of the Inferior Oblique Muscle

A Technique for Recession of the Inferior Oblique Muscle Abstract A technique has been described for the recession of the inferior oblique muscle. It provides a simple, direct, visual approach to the inferior oblique muscle which facilitates locating the muscle, separating it from all of its attachments, and suturing it to the sclera. References 1. Fink WH: Surgery of the Oblique Muscles of the Eyes , ed 2. Springfield, Ill, Charles C Thomas Publisher, 1962, p 398. 2. Dyer JA: Tenotomy of the inferior oblique muscle at its scleral insertion . Arch Ophthal 69:176-181, 1962.Crossref 3. Costenbader FD, Kertesz E: Relaxing procedures of the inferior oblique . Amer J Ophthal 57:276-280, 1964. 4. Cooper EL, Sandall GS: Recession versus free myotomy at the insertion of the inferior oblique muscle . J Pediat Ophthal 6:6-10, 1969. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Archives of Ophthalmology American Medical Association

A Technique for Recession of the Inferior Oblique Muscle

Archives of Ophthalmology , Volume 87 (2) – Feb 1, 1972

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Publisher
American Medical Association
Copyright
Copyright © 1972 American Medical Association. All Rights Reserved.
ISSN
0003-9950
eISSN
1538-3687
DOI
10.1001/archopht.1972.01000020200016
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Abstract

Abstract A technique has been described for the recession of the inferior oblique muscle. It provides a simple, direct, visual approach to the inferior oblique muscle which facilitates locating the muscle, separating it from all of its attachments, and suturing it to the sclera. References 1. Fink WH: Surgery of the Oblique Muscles of the Eyes , ed 2. Springfield, Ill, Charles C Thomas Publisher, 1962, p 398. 2. Dyer JA: Tenotomy of the inferior oblique muscle at its scleral insertion . Arch Ophthal 69:176-181, 1962.Crossref 3. Costenbader FD, Kertesz E: Relaxing procedures of the inferior oblique . Amer J Ophthal 57:276-280, 1964. 4. Cooper EL, Sandall GS: Recession versus free myotomy at the insertion of the inferior oblique muscle . J Pediat Ophthal 6:6-10, 1969.

Journal

Archives of OphthalmologyAmerican Medical Association

Published: Feb 1, 1972

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