TITLE

Binocular vision problems are treatable in adults

AUTHOR(S)
Cooper, Jeffrey
PUB. DATE
October 2008
SOURCE
Primary Care Optometry News;Oct2008, Vol. 13 Issue 10, p16
SOURCE TYPE
Newspaper
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents binocular vision problems in adults. Patients are either those with asthenopia, those with strabismus with or without diplopia and those with amblyopia. With asthenopia, a patient is treated with office-based vision therapy and home-based computer exercises. Patients with amblyopia are usually prescribed the HTS amblyopia program. Fresnel prisms are prescribed to either eliminate or decrease diplopia symptoms, while ground-in prism and supplemental vision therapy are prescribed for older paretic strabismus to enhance binocularity.
ACCESSION #
34569820

 

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