publication . Article . 2007

The Angle Kappa in Strabismic Individuals

Hikmet Basmak; Afsun Sahin; Nilgun Yildirim; Tuncer Saricicek; Sumru Yurdakul;
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  • Published: 01 Dec 2007 Journal: Strabismus, volume 15, pages 193-196 (issn: 0927-3972, eissn: 1744-5132, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Informa UK Limited
Abstract
Purpose To determine angle kappa values in strabismic individuals by means of a synoptophore. Methods One hundred-and-eight strabismic subjects and 102 healthy subjects who served as a control group were enrolled in the study. A complete ophthalmologic examination, including determination of refractive status, best-corrected visual acuity measurement, slit-lamp biomicroscopic anterior segment evaluation, intraocular pressure measurements with a Goldmann applanation tonometer, and dilated fundus examination, was done on all study participants. Orthoptic examination included Krimsky prism reflex test, prism cover test, and duction tests. Strabismic patients were g...
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Medical Subject Headings: genetic structureseye diseasessense organs
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