cover uncover test

cover uncover test

A test to detect squinting, in which each eye is covered in turn while the person, usually a child, fixes on a specified point, and the tester observes eye movements.
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Initial examination at school included assessment of visual acuity by Snellens chart, torch examination and cover uncover test. Subjects having unaided visual acuity less than 6/9 in worse eye, squint or redness were subjected to further examination including refraction and slit lamp biomicroscopy.
Squint: Deviation more than 5 degrees on cover uncover test.