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Strabismus and Motility

What are Strabismus and Motility?

Specialists in adult eye misalignments and motility disorders

Joseph D. Napolitano, M.D., Chief of Pediatric Ophthalmology, Strabismus and Adult Motility Disorders and his team works with adult patients and referring to diagnose, treat and manage patients with strabismus and motility disorders. While Many patients have had strabismus all of their lives, it can often be treated successfully and eliminate double vision and expand the field of vision.

What procedures are available for Strabismus and Motility?

We treat eye misalignments with laser surgery and
state-of-the-art adjustable-suture strabismus surgery.

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Treatment Options

When treating strabismus and motility, there are options available. The right treatment plan will be customized based on the results of your consultation and these treatment options.

  • Surgery, Microsurgery and Laser Surgery

    Sometimes strabismus can be treated in children and adult with glasses, prisms, patching or botulinum toxin injections. When these treatments don’t work, reconstructive eye muscle surgery is often recommended. Post-surgery, patients can experience improved depth perception or binocular vision, improved visual fields and decreased double vision. During outpatient surgery, the eye muscles are moved to a different position to improve alignment.

  • Surgery for Esotropia and Exotropia

    Both esotropia and exotropia are not uncommon. Misalignment of the eyes can cause doubled vision, and in children, is a common reason for difficulty with schoolwork. Recommended treatments prior to surgery include vision therapy, patching or eyeglasses, but in some cases, surgery may be the best initial treatment.

  • Graves’ Disease

    Graves’ eye disease, or Graves’ ophthalmopathy, develops in people with an overactive thyroid (hyperthyroid) caused by Graves’ disease. In some patients, the tissues around the eye socket swells and causes exophthalmos, a protrusion of the eye that can infect the cornea. Often cool compresses, sunglasses, thyroid medications or artificial tears provide relief. Orbital decompression eyelid surgery is sometimes recommended to reposition the eyelid, which is accomplished when the surgeon removes the bone between the eye socket and the sinuses to alleviate the pain.

If you’d like to learn more about Strabismus and Motility, visit the Strabismus and Motility treatment page on our parent website.

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