esotropia


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esotropia

[‚es·ə′trō·pē·ə]
(medicine)
Convergent strabismus, occurring when one eye fixes upon an object and the other deviates inward. Also known as cross-eye.
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As is shown in Tables 1 to 4, the amplitude of VEP using all stimuli showed a significant reduction in the amblyopic eye in the patients with esotropia as compared to the group with normal visual acuity.
Esotropia will appear if fusional divergence of the patient is inadequate to compensate for increased convergence.
Both esotropia and exotropia were more common in children than they were in adults.
A seven-year-old boy presented to a primary care optometrist complaining of horizontal diplopia and recent onset left esotropia.
The size of the convergent squint or esotropia was larger on distant fixation than on near fixation.
The degree of esotropia in straight sight was decreased gradually and it was totally resolved in the fifth month.
Pivnick's 5-year-old daughter Lilla required eye surgery to correct her esotropia 13 years ago, there was no doubt in her mind that she wanted her close friend and colleague 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.
Babies with congenital or infantile esotropia in particular have a poor prognosis for achieving binocular fusion if left un treated and should be referred to a pediatric ophthalmologist as soon as possible.
In addition, Ottar and colleagues (1995) argue that, without an associated accommodative esotropia, the ability to accommodate for hyperopia probably prevents the development of amblyopia.
After many tests, he has been diagnosed with binocular dysfunction and an esotropia problem.