exophoria

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exophoria

[‚ek·sə′fȯr·ē·ə]
(medicine)
A type of heterophoria in which the visual lines tend outward.
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Pathophysiology of exodeviations. In Manley DR, ed.
Convergence fusional reserve was defined as the additional convergence fusion, superimposed on ability to fuse the exodeviation, measured by determining the fusion break point [10].
Current concepts in the management of concomitant exodeviations. Compr Ophthalmol Update 2007;8(4):213-23.
Strabismus N = 17 Horizontal deviation 8 (47.1%) Exodeviation 5 (29.4%) Esodeviation 3 (17.6%) Vertical deviation 5 (29.4%) Combined (horizontal + vertical) 3 (17.6%) Cyclodeviation 1 (5.9%) TABLE 3: Thyroid autoantibodies in three groups.
Our case with frontonasal dysplasia shows that severe hypertelorism is frequently associated with exodeviations. It seems that a smaller interpupillary distance after the reduction of hypertelorism, leads to an improved ocular alignment.
In that study exotropia was more common than esodeviations, though various other studies have shown the incidence of esodeviations compared to exodeviations to be roughly equal.
V-pattern strabismus is more common in both esodeviations and exodeviations the reported range is from 59% to 100% (15) Affected patients typically demonstrate moderate to severe inferior oblique overaction and mild to moderate superior oblique underaction.