Effects of corrective surgery on social phobia, psychological distress, disease-related disability and quality of life in adult strabismus patients


ALPAK G., Coskun E., Erbagci I., Bez Y., OKUMUŞ S., Oren B., ...More

BRITISH JOURNAL OF OPHTHALMOLOGY, vol.98, no.7, pp.876-879, 2014 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 98 Issue: 7
  • Publication Date: 2014
  • Doi Number: 10.1136/bjophthalmol-2014-304888
  • Title of Journal : BRITISH JOURNAL OF OPHTHALMOLOGY
  • Page Numbers: pp.876-879

Abstract

Background Corrective surgery is done for ocular alignment and disrupted facial expression in some cases of adult strabismus patients. The effects of corrective surgery on the presence of social phobia (SP) diagnosis, the severity of social anxiety symptoms, the disease-related disability and the quality of life (QoL) among strabismus patients have not been thoroughly studied yet.