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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In Condition 3, one participant showed a significant increase in exophoria.
62), which ranged from 14 exophoria to 1 esophoria in the group.
Intermittent exotropia, which sometimes begins as exophoria, is the most common fotm of exodeviation.
Contact lenses may also be considered to control distance exophoria by negatively over-correcting the refractive error where amplitudes of accommodation permit.
Each manifested a receded NPC, abnormally high exophoria at near, and decreased compensatory fusional vergence ranges at near; thus, they were classified as having CI [4].
Five exhibited esophoria, while two exhibited exophoria of greater than 6 PDs.
A high prevalence of reduced VA, reduced accommodation and exophoria and exOtropia are also commonly reported.
50 95 6/6+ DV CT 3[DELTA] R/L 2[DELTA] exophoria NV CT 6[DELTA] R/L 8[DELTA] exophoria Near vertical fusional reserve x/6/4 Intermittent diplopia for a few weeks, covers one eye to read
visual acuity May or may not have underlying organic cause Problem Clinical signs Primary convergence Exophoria for near insufficiency Reduced convergence Reduced base out fusional reserves Secondary convergence Exophoria for near insufficiency Reduced convergence Reduced base out fusional reserves Primary convergence Exophoria or paresis or paralysis exotropia for near.
These are measured using a prism bar, and the fusional reserve opposing the phoria observed in the cover test should be measured first--for example base out to force convergence in exophoria.
A myopic child with a large exophoria at near will probably benefit from spectacles wear for near work as well as distance.