An intimate knowledge of anatomy, including the extraocular muscles, periocular fascia, and orbit, is necessary to be an accomplished strabismus surgeon. This chapter reviews anatomical relations relevant to strabismus surgery.


Rectus Muscle Extraocular Muscle Lateral Rectus Strabismus Surgery Medial Rectus 
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