examination, 27% patients had exophoria for near convergence, 50% had convergence insufficiency or decreased convergence amplitude, and 23% had esophoria [Table 10].
Although surgery is a final resort when optical and orthoptic
correction has failed, the challenge is to perform surgery, where necessary, as early as possible for the best sensory outcome.
CT angiography for the evaluation of adult orthoptic
liver transplantation arterial complications [in Italian].
Dr Shea was nominated to receive the award by colleague Sally Ann Herring who said: "Sarah offers something very special to the Orthoptic
and Ophthalmic Department.
The possible effects of colour on reading remain controversial, partly because of a lack of scientific evidence and partly because the Irlen Centres remain largely independent of conventional optometric, orthoptic
and ophthalmic practice.
Enhancements in health, dental, and vision care included the addition of new hospital procedures, the inclusion of additional durable medical equipment and prosthetic and orthoptic
equipment under the hospital and medical plan, a $200 increase over the term of the contract in the annual dental maximum (to $1,400) and in the lifetime maximum for orthodontia (to $1,325), the addition of several new maintenance drugs under the prescription drug program, improved coverage for hearing aid evaluation testing, and an increase in annual allowances for frames (from $17 to $35) and contact lenses (from $55 to $85).
A good source of information regarding the orthoptic
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measures included were Snellen visual acuity, squint angle at near and distance, adduction and abduction measured with the Kestenbaum limbus test , binocular single vision (Harms tangent screen), and stereo vision (Bagolini, Lang, TNO, and Titmus test) .
The favourable age for operation is when the child can be assessed for orthoptic
correction and also when the functional and cosmetic symptoms become too apparent.
After informed consent forms were obtained from the patients' families, the patients underwent ophthalmic and orthoptic
After a detailed history, the patients underwent a complete ocular and orthoptic