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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Optometrists will also see accommodation issues in young children, particularly in cases such as accommodative esotropia, which is the most common cause of strabismus in children.
8 mm bimedial rectus recession in infantile esotropia of 8090 prism dioptres.
After surgery, his left eye showed esotropia and could not pass the midline immediately, and the motility function of the right eye was normal [Figure 1].
The most common type of strabismus was esotropia (28.
Accommodative esotropia, myopia, strabismus, and blepharitis are common ophthalmologic conditions associated with DS, (1) as is the rarer keratoconus, or anterior bulging of the cornea.
Organic disorders causing esotropia include conditions such as abducens palsy, tonic convergence spasm (part of dorsal midbrain syndrome), pons lesions in multiple sclerosis, [5] myasthenia gravis and Wernicke's encephalopathy.
On the last ophthalmologic examination, he had ocular alignment on the level of small angle exotropia and associated hypertropia and occasionally even small angle esotropia at near.
Objective: To determine the prognostic factors affecting stereoacuity in patients with refractive accommodative esotropia (RAE) according to the results of long follow- up period.
Despite its association with accommodative esotropia and amblyopia, there is no consensus among eye care professionals on the cut-off point or the age at which correction should be prescribed (2).
She was also prescribed corrective lenses for congenital left esotropia.
Watch the uncovered eye for any movement as it takes up fixation: inward movement indicates exotropia and outward movement esotropia.