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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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Rogers, "Treatment of symptomatic convergence insufficiency with a home-based computer orthoptic exercise program," Journal of AAPOS, vol.
Review of computerized orthoptics with specific regard to convergence insufficiency.
Vision care benefits provide a variety of services to plan participants that are not usually covered by regular health insurance plans, such as eye examinations, eyeglasses, contact lenses, and orthoptics (eye muscle exercises).
At the School of Optometry and Vision Sciences, he teaches clinical orthoptics. Dr Dunn is the author of the mobile ophthalmology reference text Dunn Vision Reference.
Convergence insufficiency and its managements: an evaluation of 100 patients receiving a course of orthoptics. Am J Ophthalmol 1957;43 (3):448-56.
Vergence orthoptics: validity and persistence of the training effect.
"If a stroke patient has vision problems it can impact on the rest of their rehabilitation in a variety of ways, including reading difficulties and moving around properly," said Fiona Rowe, from the University's Directorate of Orthoptics and Vision Science.
The College of Optometrists have details of courses available in areas such as contact lens practice, orthoptics, therapeutics and ocular conditions such as diabetes and glaucoma.
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.