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Extreme monovision in phakic or pseudophakic eyes for alleviation of long standing diplopia

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First Author: E.Patsoura GREECE

Co Author(s):    I. Metaxaki   N. Tanaskovic   S. Georgaras        

Abstract Details

Purpose:

To assess the application of extreme mono vision either with intraocular lens surgery or with corneal refractive excimer laser as a viable method for diplopia treatment

Setting:

Ophthalmos Research and Therapeutic Institute, Ygeia Hospital, Athens, Greece

Methods:

Case series of 10 patients with longstanding diplopia that underwent induction of extreme mono vision by cataract surgery (5 patients) or cornea refractive surgery (3 pseudophakic, 2 phakic patients). Myopia between -2,75 and -3,50 was induced in the non dominant eye.

Results:

Reduction or elimination of symptoms was reported by all patients with no compromise in their distance visual acuity.

Conclusions:

Extreme mono vision is a useful approach when trying to reduce or eliminate symptoms of longstanding diplopia. FINANCIAL DISCLOUSRE: NONE

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