A compilation of selected papers, posters and lectures presented at the 29th meeting of the European Strabismological Association in Izmir, Turkey, June 2004, outlining the latest developments in the fields of eye surgery, vision screening, ophthalmology and related disciplines. The highlight of this meeting was the special lecture given by Gunter von Noorden, "History of Strabismology", included here in full.
The meeting also covered a number of important problems associated with strabismology, including ambyopia, botulinum toxin, Brown’s syndrome and congenital fibrosis syndrome. In addition, new methods and techniques are outlined, giving a complete overview of the hot topics in strabismology for strabismologists, pediatric opthalmologists and orthoptists.
Foreword by the President
Special Lectures: history of strabismology
Macular translocation Surgery
Session 1&2: Amblyopia
Session 3: Sensorial aspects
Session 4: Botulinum toxin
Session 5: Various aspects
Session 6: Adjustable surgery
Session 7: Physiology and refractive surgery
Session 8: Various surgical methods
Session 9: Brown’s syndrome and congenital fibrosis syndrome
Session 10: Superior oblique paresis
Session 11: Surgery in exotropia and special surgical methods
Dr de Faber has been working since 1991as a strabologist and pediatric ophthalmologist since at the Rotterdam Eye Hospital. He has served as Executive Board member for ESA and ISA and is editor for both organizations.