Orthoptics

Non-surgical treatment of visual disorders caused by an imbalance of the eye muscles.

orthoptics

Discipline dealing with the diagnosis and treatment of defective eye coordination, binocular vision, and functional amblyopia by non-medical and non-surgical methods, eg, glasses, prisms, exercises
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Orthoptics

Orthoptics is a profession allied to medicine whose primary remit is the diagnosis and non-medical management of strabismus (squint), amblyopia (lazy eye) and eye movement disorders. The word orthoptics comes from the Greek words ὀρθός orthos, `straight` and ὀπτικός optikοs, `relating to sight` and much of the practice of orthop...
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orthoptics

(or-thop´tiks) treatment of strabismus by exercise of the ocular muscles.
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orthoptics

noun treatment of defects of binocular vision (such as strabismus and amblyopia) by nonsurgical measures (especially by exercises to strengthen the eye muscles)
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orthoptics

orthoptics 1. A method of therapy intended to train the eyes to achieve improved muscle balance and binocular vision. 2. The science of correcting defects in binocular vision resulting from defects in optic musculature. 3. The technique of eye exercises, or orthoptic training, for correcting faulty eye coordination affecting binocular vision.
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orthoptics

The study and treatment of defects in binocular vision resulting from defects in the optic musculature or of faulty visual habits. It involves a technique of eye exercises designed to correct the visual axes of eyes not properly coordinated for binocular vision. ... (12 Dec 1998) ...
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orthoptics

The study, diagnosis, and non-surgical treatment, of the anomalies of binocular vision.
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orthoptics

Type: Term Pronunciation: ōr-thop′tiks Definitions: 1. The study and treatment of defective binocular vision, of defects in the action of the ocular muscles, or of faulty visual habits.
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orthoptics

[n] - treatment of defects of binocular vision (such as strabismus and amblyopia) by nonsurgical measures (especially by exercises to strengthen the eye muscles)
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