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    CN III Palsy: Surgical Options Including Contralateral Eye

    Pediatric Ophthalmology Subspecialty Day 2022
    Neuro-Ophthalmology, Pediatric Ophth/Strabismus, Strabismus

    Dr. Stacy Pineles reviews various surgical options for patients with third cranial nerve (CN) palsy in this presentation from Pediatric Ophthalmology Subspecialty Day 2022. Topics include the following:

    • special features of preoperative evaluation in oculomotor palsy
    • surgical goals
    • management techniques, such as superior oblique (SO) transposition to medial rectus (MR) or orbital fixation
    • outcomes of patients treated with SO nasal transposition, lateral rectus (LR) recession and MR resection (R&R), R&R with caruncular fixation, and full SO tuck
    • moving to the other eye for residual deviation