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or·thop·tics

 (ôr-thŏp′tĭks)
n. (used with a sing. verb)
The evaluation and nonsurgical treatment of visual disorders caused by imbalance of the eye muscles, such as strabismus.

or·thop′tic adj.
or·thop′tist n.

orthoptic

(ɔːˈθɒptɪk)
adj
(Medicine) relating to normal binocular vision: orthoptic exercises.
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Adj.1.orthoptic - of or relating to normal binocular vision
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orthoptic

adj (Med) → normalsichtig; orthoptic exercisesmechanische Sehübungen
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Scope of services required this tender is split into multiple lots as follows: small instruments, colour testing, examination items, orthoptic vision therapy set, rebound tonometer, indirect opthalmoscope, progressive addition lens indentifier, radiuscope, optical mirrors, synoptophere suppliers may apply for single or multiple lots.
12,32) The full prescription is given and orthoptic intervention or surgery may be required depending on the severity of the residual strabismus.
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.
They use microscopes, manipulate a huge two million volt X-ray machine, operate an iron lung, take charge of the chest clinic and correct children's eyesight in the orthoptic department.
Demographic features and orthoptic characteristics were recorded.
All the participants had visual acuity testing done by Snellen Chart, refraction by auto-refractors retinoscopy, orthoptic examination with deviation, slit lamp examination of anterior segment of eye, and fundoscopy with 90D lens.
Three methods of continent urinary diversions can be achieved: orthoptic (urethral rhabdosphincter controlled), cathertizable (self-catheterization required), and uterosigmoidostomy (anal sphincter controlled) (Costa, 2013).
We are increasing the capacity of these solutions as more of our nurses and orthoptic staff are being trained to support the clinics.
Ocular examination included vision, slit-lamp examination, cycloplegic refraction, orthoptic evaluation, intraocular pressure measurement, and fundoscopy.
Orthoptists are represented worldwide by the International Orthoptic Association.