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orthoptic

 [or-thop´tik]
correcting obliquity of one or both visual axes.

or·thop·tic

(ōr-thop'tik),
Relating to orthoptics.

orthoptic

/or·thop·tic/ (or-thop´tik) correcting obliquity of one or both visual axes.

orthoptic

[ôrthop′tik]
Etymology: Gk, orthos + ops, eye
1 pertaining to normal binocular vision.
2 pertaining to a procedure or technique for correcting the visual axes of eyes improperly coordinated for binocular vision.

or·thop·tic

(ōr-thop'tik)
Relating to orthoptics.
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The incidence, timing, and management of biliary tract complications after orthoptic liver transplantation.
Treatment of symptomatic convergence insufficiency with a home-based computer orthoptic exercise program.
Static vergence and accommodation: population norms and orthoptics effects.
Jean Halligan is a member of the orthoptic team at University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire NHS Trust.
Other members include the Association of Directors of Adult Social Services, the British and Irish Orthoptic Society, the Local Optical Committee Support Unit, the Optical Confederation, the Royal College of General Practitioners, the Royal College of Nursing, the Royal National Institute of Blind People and Vision 2020 UK.
Also, if a parent of a child has a visual defect they are offered the chance of either going to the orthoptic department at Croydon University Hospital or to their local optometrist.
Be able to recognise which management options is appropriate, dependant on presenting symptoms and history and know about the different types of management including refractive, orthoptic and prismatic (Group 8.
Whereas the orthoptic approach to binocular vision assessment is to have pass/ fail criteria for each measure of function, a neuro-developmental approach looks at the functioning of the binocular vision system as a whole.
Orthoptic exercises were first described as early as 1855 and are guided training exercises which can be used to treat a number of binocular vision defects.
Other speakers and chairs include: Royal College of General Practitioners ophthalmology representative, Dr Waqaar Shah; chair of Vision 2020 UK, Nick Astbury; chief executive of the RNIB, Lesley-Anne Alexander; CEO of Fight for Sight, Michele Acton; CEO of SeeAbility, David Scott-Ralphs; and chair of the British and Irish Orthoptic Society, Lesley-Anne Baxter.
The application could also be used to track the progression of eye movement disorders, guide orthoptic visual therapy and monitor the effects of the therapy.
The orthoptist videos explain visual acuity and stereopsis testing, along with how eye movement is measured and various squint and orthoptic exercises.