Journal of Ophthalmology / 2015 / Article / Tab 2

Clinical Study

Early Results of Slanted Recession of the Lateral Rectus Muscle for Intermittent Exotropia with Convergence Insufficiency

Table 2

Change in the mean postoperative angles. The mean distance deviation, mean near deviation, and near-distance difference (mean ± SD, range) showed significant postoperative reductions ().

Distance deviation (PD)Near deviation (PD)Near-distance difference (PD)

Before operation32.4 ± 4.8 (25~40)43.4 ± 3.2 (35~50)11.0 ± 2.0 (10~15)
Postoperative 3 months2.2 ± 3.8 (0~14)3.1 ± 4.4 (0~16)0.9 ± 1.6 (0~6)
Postoperative 6 months2.0 ± 4.3 (−2~16)3.4 ± 5.0 (−2~18)1.4 ± 2.2 (0~8)

PD = prism diopters.