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orthoptic

[ȯr′thäp·tik]
(mathematics)
The locus of the intersection of tangents to a given curve that meet at a right angle.
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A full prescription was given with an orthoptic review scheduled in one month.
Vision care plans cover such services as eye examinations, eyeglasses (including frames), contact lenses, and orthoptics (exercises to improve the functioning of the eye muscles).
Convergence insufficiency: incidence among military personnel and relief by orthoptic methods.
Review of computerized orthoptics with specific regard to convergence insufficiency.
Gail Stephenson is the head of Liverpool University's department of orthoptics, the science of vision, and will start work with the International Orthoptics Council this month.
Students training to be a doctor or dentist will also be eligible for an NHS bursary during the later stages of their courses and for those studying orthoptics, prosthetics and orthotics courses outside Wales, bursaries are also available.
All health visitors and school nurses are trained in vision assessment by orthoptics staff - a profession specialising in defects of vision and eye movement especially in children.
At the School of Optometry and Vision Sciences, he teaches clinical orthoptics.
There are only two for orthoptics - at Liverpool and Sheffield.
Dr Sarah Shea, from Dwygyfylchi, will be presented with the award for her wide and deep knowledge in the subject of orthoptics, which she uses to the benefit of her patients.
He teaches clinical orthoptics at the School of Optometry and Vision Sciences.
I was interested in science when I was at school and one of the reasons that I was attracted to orthoptics was because I would have a job at the end of it," revealed Professor Simmers.