convergence insufficiency


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con·ver·gence in·suf·fi·cien·cy

that condition in which an exophoria or exotropia is more marked for near vision than for far vision.

con·ver·gence in·suf·fi·cien·cy

(kŏn-vĕr'jĕns in'sŭ-fish'ĕn-sē)
That condition in which an esophoria or esotropia is more marked for far vision than for near vision.
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We are also encouraged to accept that all children can accommodate and if they have convergence insufficiency we should give them eye exercises.
The 15-question pencil-and-paper Convergence Insufficiency Symptoms Survey (CISS) questionnaire was completed during each data collection session by selecting the frequency of the particular near vision symptom (Figure 2).
The study by the NEI found that in-office vision therapy was the best treatment for one type of problem convergence insufficiency.
Paralytic strabismus and convergence insufficiency comprised 60 percent of cases.
This is called convergence insufficiency, which can cause eye strain, headaches, blurred and double vision.
The Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota, does work with convergence insufficiency disorder.
According to two separate studies, there is a "high occurrence" of convergence insufficiency (CI), a vision disorder that causes the eyes to move outward, among children with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD).
Watching 3D imagery, which creates the illusion of depth by presenting each eye with a slightly different image, can unmask ulterior issues such as lazy eye, convergence insufficiency, poor focusing skills and other visual problems students might not have previously known existed.
Researchers from the New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT) and the Philadelphia College of Optometry are set to explore the neural processes underlying convergence insufficiency (CI) and how the brain responds to treatments.
An NPC of greater than 8 cm was classified as convergence insufficiency (CI).
Within minutes he had the diagnosis: convergence insufficiency, in which the patient sees double because the eyes cannot work together at close range.
My team and I have seen several children in the Greater Hartford, Connecticut area, who had struggled for years before finding out they had convergence insufficiency (a very correctable, eye coordination problem)," states Dr.

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