a test of binocular motor alignment by which a penlight is shone at the eyes and the position of the light reflex on the cornea observed, allowing an estimate of the amount of deviation, if present.
Synonym(s): Hirschberg method
Hirsch·berg meth·od(hĕrsh'berg meth'ŏd)
A method of estimating the amount of deviation of a strabismic eye, by observing the reflection of a light fixated by the straight eye on the cornea of the deviating eye.
Hirschberg,Julius, German ophthalmologist, 1843-1925.
Hirschberg method - a method of measuring the amount of deviation of a strabismic eye.