orthophoria

orthophoria

 [or″tho-fo´re-ah]
normal equilibrium of the eye muscles, or muscular balance. adj., adj orthophor´ic.

or·tho·phor·i·a

(ōr'thō-fōr'ē-ă),
Absence of heterophoria; the condition of binocular fixation in which the lines of sight meet at a distant or near point of reference in the absence of a fusion stimulus.
[ortho- + G. phora, motion]

orthophoria

/or·tho·pho·ria/ (-for´e-ah) normal equilibrium of the eye muscles, or muscular balance.orthophor´ic

or·tho·pho·ri·a

(ōr'thō-fōr'ē-ă)
Absence of heterophoria; the condition of binocular fixation in which the lines of sight meet at a distant or near point of reference in the absence of a fusion stimulus.
[ortho- + G. phora, motion]

orthophoria

A state of perfect alignment of the two eyes even when they are deprived of the assistance of the binocular reflexes that maintain alignment. In orthophoria, the eyes remain in alignment even when one is covered. See also ESOPHORIA and EXOPHORIA.

orthophoria 

The case when the two visual axes are directed towards the point of binocular fixation, in the absence of an adequate stimulus to fusion. It represents a perfect balance of the oculomotor system; and the active and passive positions coincide, unlike in heterophoria. Syn. phoria. See orthophorization; active position; passive position.

orthophoria

normal equilibrium of the eye muscles, or muscular balance.
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15) performed medial rectus recession with the augmented Hummelsheim procedure in 9 patients and reported achieving orthophoria in primary position and improved abduction.
Emmetropia and orthophoria of both eyes are mandatory for the foundation of Binocular Single Vision (BSV).
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AC/A = accommodative convergence-to-accommodation, eso = esophoria, exo = exophoria, Hyper = hyperphoria, NA = not applicable, NRA = negative relative accommodation, Ortho = orthophoria, PD = prism diopter, PRA = positive relative accommodation, SD = standard deviation, SEM = standard error of the mean.
Most adult strabismus represents recurrence of childhood strabismus, even after years of orthophoria.
The postoperative surgical target was orthophoria in primary position.
14) injected three patients within eight weeks of the onset of the palsy and all three patients recovered fully with orthophoria in the primary position.
Angle of deviation for distance was orthophoria for 45% patients at first week, 50% at first month and 50% after three months with a minimum of 30% and maximum of 80% deviation [Tables 3, 4 and 5].
As the main purpose of surgery is to obtain stable binocular vision, well-compensated orthophoria or exo or esophoria is considered as a surgical success.
Post operatively the patient had orthophoria in the primary position and visual improvement achieved by soft contact lens