What is Eye Muscle Surgery?

Category: Surgeries

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Eye muscle surgery is performed to weaken, strengthen, or reposition any of the extraocular muscles located on the surface of the eye that move the eyeball in all directions.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Strabismus amblyopia 4 3
Lazy eye 2 0
Involuntary eye movement (nystagmus) 1 0
Neck pain 1 0
Urge to turn head 1 0

  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations
Severe 1
Moderate 0
Mild 2
None 0

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Eye Muscle Surgery

Side effect Patients
Blurry vision 2
Binocular rivalry 1
Double vision (diplopia) 1
Keloid scar 1
Light sensitivity (photophobia) 1
Nausea 1

Show all 7 reported side effects

Dosages

Based on patients currently having Eye Muscle Surgery

Dosage Patients
one time 1

Duration

Currently having Eye Muscle Surgery

Duration Patients
5 - 10 years 1

Stopped having Eye Muscle Surgery

Duration Patients
Less than 1 month 9
2 - 5 years 1
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 3
Usually 0
Sometimes 0
Never taken as prescribed 0
Burden
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 1
Somewhat hard to take 0
A little hard to take 2
Not at all hard to take 0
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1 patient evaluation for Eye Muscle Surgery

Jan 1, 1971 (Started Jan 01, 1971)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for strabismus amblyopia)
  • Side effects
    Mild
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: One time
Advice & Tips: I had the surgery when I was very young. I barely remember it and I don't remember any pain or discomfort from the surgery.

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