Surgical management of ocular motor nerve palsies | 55350
Journal of Clinical and Experimental Ophthalmology

Journal of Clinical and Experimental Ophthalmology
Open Access

ISSN: 2155-9570

Surgical management of ocular motor nerve palsies

2nd Global Pediatric Ophthalmology Congress

June 05-06, 2017 Milan, Italy

Pedro Mattar

King Khaled Eye Specialist Hospital, Saudi Arabia

Scientific Tracks Abstracts: J Clin Exp Ophthalmol

Abstract :

Ocular motor nerve palsies includes third, fourth and sixth nerve palsies. Congenital or acquire, can affect the adult and pediatric population; moderately or severely disturbs the position and movements of the eyes. Compensatory head posture, amblyopia and diplopia are among the clinical manifestation. High percentage is associated with systemic and neurological disease. After an intensive workup and a concise diagnosis a pediatric and strabismus specialist has the challenge to offer surgical treatment for alignment and diplopia free field in these patients. We present different surgical approaches in the management of ocular motor nerve palsies.

Biography :

Pedro Mattar is a Consultant at the Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus Division at King Khaled Eye Specialist Hospital in Saudi Arabia. He has studied Pediatric Ophthalmology at University of Colorado, Denver, USA, Ophthalmology from AVAO Venezuela, and Medicine from Universidad Central de Venezuela. He is a member of American Association of Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus, American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery, Venezuelan Society Ophthalmology, Pan American Association of Ophthalmology, Latin-American Pediatric Ophthalmology Society and Pan American Society of Retinopathy of Prematurity.