conjugate movement


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conjugate movement

Ophthalmology The simultaneous movement of both eyes in the same direction
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Duke-Elder (1950) describes heterophoria as: 'The condition wherein the eyes in their conjugate movements are maintained on the fixation point only under stress with aid of corrective fusionai reflexes.' In other words, single vision is achieved, but with effort.
Lesions at this location will cause an ipsilateral gaze palsy for all types of conjugate movements.[9]