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How successful are non-surgical treatments for alternating exotropia?

The data on success rates for non-surgical treatments of alternating exotropia are currently unknown. The range is probably quite wide because the ability of an individual patient to control their deviation is also very wide. There is a National Eye Institute Clinical Trial underway to examine one treatment, alternating patching.

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