Pseudoexotropia Treatment & Management

Updated: May 12, 2021
  • Author: Barbara L Roque, MD, DPBO, FPAO; Chief Editor: Donny W Suh, MD, MBA, FAAP, FACS  more...
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Treatment

Medical Care

No medical treatment is indicated for pseudoexotropia.

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Consultations

Patients with suspected pseudoexotropia should be initially examined and followed-up regularly by an ophthalmologist because true exotropia may later develop. For example, a large positive angle kappa may hide an esodeviation, and a negative angle kappa may hide an exodeviation. Associated pattern strabismus may be oprated on without worsening the degree of pseudoexotropia. [4]

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