An interpretation of Adult Strabismus Preferred Practice Pattern

Authors: Feng Zhangqing,  Li Junhong

DOI: 10.3760/cma.j.cn115989-20200305-00143
Published 2020-06-10
Cite as Chin J Exp Ophthalmol, 2020,38(06): 527-532.

Abstract

The American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO) published the Adult Strabismus Preferred Practice Pattern(PPP) in September 2019.The PPP provides an authoritative guidance for the clinical diagnosis and treatment of adult strabismus based on the best clinical evidence.This PPP of version 2019 incorporates recent advances in the field of adult strabismus into the guide, and comprehensively describes and updates the definition, epidemiology, classification, diagnosis and treatment of adult strabismus.This article introduces and interprets the main content of the guide.

Key words:

Strabismus, adult/physiopathology; Preferred Practice Pattern; Practice patterns, Physicians’/standards; American Academy of Ophthalmology; Guidelines interpretation

Contributor Information

Feng Zhangqing
Strabismus and Pediatric Ophthalmology Department, Shanxi Province Eye Hospital, Shanxi Medical University, Taiyuan 030002, China
Li Junhong
Strabismus and Pediatric Ophthalmology Department, Shanxi Province Eye Hospital, Shanxi Medical University, Taiyuan 030002, China
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