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n. (used with a sing. verb)
The evaluation and nonsurgical treatment of visual disorders caused by imbalance of the eye muscles, such as strabismus.
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(Medicine) (functioning as singular) the science or practice of correcting defective vision, as by exercises to strengthen weak eye muscles
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the art of treating visual defects by exercise and retraining in Visual habits. — orthoptist, n. — orthoptic, adj.See also: Eyes
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|Noun||1.||orthoptics - 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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n. ortóptica, el estudio y corrección de trastornos de la visión binocular y los movimientos oculares.
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