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Adult Strabismus and Eye Motility Disorders Clinic

The UCSF Adult Strabismus and Eye Motility Disorders Clinic provides comprehensive diagnosis and treatment for all eye movement disorders, including abnormal eye alignment from an injury or a neurological condition. The clinic also cares for patients with asthenopia, or eye strain.

When needed, we coordinate care with other practices, such as general ophthalmology and ocular plastic surgery, to ensure the best possible outcome for each patient. Treatments range from conservative management with prismatic glasses and exercises, to a full array of surgical options, including Botox injections.

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    Efficacy of Repeated Low-level Red-light Therapy in Myopia Control

    Axial Length (AL) is characterized as the combination of anterior chamber depth, lens thickness and vitreous chamber depth and measured by results from the IOLMaster. AL will be taken at the 1-, 3-, 6-, and 12-month follow-up visi...


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    Efficacy of the MydCombi on Pupillary Dilation in Pediatric and Adult Patients

    Cycloplegia is the paralysis of the ciliary muscle of the eye resulting in dilatation of the pupil and paralysis of accommodation. Cycloplegia is defined as the "change score." Change scores were calculated by subtracting the sphe...


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    Efficacy of the Nanodropper Device on Intraocular Pressure in Patients With Glaucoma

    IOP measurement of the eye will be collected at the baseline visit using routine methods including Goldman applanation tonometry and pneumotonometer.


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      Best in Northern California and No. 9 in the nation for ophthalmology

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    What to Bring

    • All medical records relevant to your condition from your referring physician, if available (including results from diagnostic imaging tests, such as CT scans, MRIs and X-rays)
    • Glasses, if you wear them
    • List of all your medications
    • Appointment information, including doctor's name, clinic location and time
    • Health insurance card
    • Name, address and telephone number of your primary care physician
    • Name, address and telephone number of your referring physician (if different)
    • Copayment, if required by insurance

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      UCSF Department of Ophthalmology Research

      The UCSF Department of Ophthalmology and the Francis I. Proctor Foundation for Research in Ophthalmology are dedicated to uncovering the causes and mechanisms of eye diseases, with the goals of fighting vision loss and restoring sight.

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