esotropia


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es·o·tro·pi·a

 (ĕs′ə-trō′pē-ə)
n.
A form of strabismus in which one or both of the eyes deviate inward. Also called crossed eyes, cross-eye.

[New Latin esōtropia : Greek esō, within; see en in Indo-European roots + Greek tropē, a turning; see -tropic.]

es′o·trop′ic (-trŏp′ĭk, -trō′pĭk) adj.

esotropia

(ˌɛsəˈtrəʊpɪə)
n
a condition in which the eye or eyes turn inwards

esotropia

a condition of the eyes in which while one eye focuses on the object viewed the other eye turns inward; cross-eye.
See also: Eyes
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.esotropia - strabismus in which one or both eyes turn inward toward the noseesotropia - strabismus in which one or both eyes turn inward toward the nose
squint, strabismus - abnormal alignment of one or both eyes
Translations

es·o·tro·pi·a

n. esotropia. V.: esophoria
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If there is NO movement of the uncovered eye when you remove the cover and the uncovered eye remains fixated then an alternating exotropia or esotropia is present (the child is able to fixate with both eyes).
Binocular Coordination Subject Eye Condition Acuity Score(a) 1 Optic atrophy 20/330 0 2 Optic atrophy 20/100 10 3 Macular degeneration 20/120 10 4 Coloboma 20/200 10 5 Optic atrophy 20/35 10 6 Optic atrophy 20/300 0 7 Retinopathy of prematurity 20/300 6 8 Albinism 20/200 0 9 Optic atrophy 20/200 8 10 Rod/cone degeneration 20/80 10 11 Optic nerve hypoplasia 20/250 0 12 Retinitis pigmentosa 20/25 8 13 Marfans syndrome 20/25 10 14 Congenital cataracts 20/50 8 15 Albinism 20/80 9 16 Aniridia 20/300 10 17 Retinopathy of prematurity 20/100 0 18 Albinism 20/120 6 19 Retinitis pigmentosa 20/120 8 20 Congenital nystagmus 20/100 8 21 Hypoplasia 20/200 0 22 Congenital esotropia 20/35 4
More children are being prescribed bifocal lenses to treat esotropia or crossed eyes," said Dr.
Mason was monocular in functioning with no acuity given; he also had a visual field loss, esotropia, a severe hearing loss, and communicated at Level VI.
After many tests, he has been diagnosed with binocular dysfunction and an esotropia problem.
Atypical physical appearances may include a prominent jaw and inward deviation of the eyes (also called internal strabismus, esotropia, or "crossed eyes").