2020–2021 BCSC Basic and Clinical Science Course™
6 Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus
Part I: Strabismus
Chapter 14: Surgery of the Extraocular Muscles
Complications of Strabismus Surgery
Inferior oblique anteriorization can result in restricted elevation of the eye in abduction, known as anti-elevation syndrome. Reattaching the lateral corner of the muscle anterior to the spiral of Tillaux increases the risk of this syndrome; “bunching up” the insertion at the lateral border of the inferior rectus muscle may reduce the risk.
Excerpted from BCSC 2020-2021 series: Section 10 - Glaucoma. For more information and to purchase the entire series, please visit https://www.aao.org/bcsc.