heterotropia


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heterotropia

[‚hed·ə·rō′trō·pē·ə]
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Before the cycloplegic is instilled, the effect on the heterotropia of correcting the refractive error revealed by 'dry' refraction should be investigated.
If an adult develops heterotropia then they are likely to have diplopia and confusion.
Of course, if the heterotropia requires neuro-ophthalmological investigation then referral is required, and guidance on when this is appropriate was given earlier in this article.
5) Quite often, anisometropia coexists with heterotropia and, from the perspective of treatment, these mixed cases need to be considered as strabismic amblyopia.
Identification of the presence and type of heterotropia is vital in such patients, to ensure normal development of binocular single vision and appropriate management.