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Orthoptics & Squint: Orthoptics & Squint- I (BSOS613)


Learning Objective

The students will learn the basic terminologies in used of Orthoptics and diagnosis and management of common squint conditions. The course will cover the Binocular vision development and sensory and motor evaluation in Orthoptics management. Further students will learn theoretical understanding of the clinical investigation, diagnosis and management options for patients suffering from a range of binocular vision anomalies and Squint.

Course content

1. Basic Terminologies uses in Squint / Orthoptics

2. Binocular Single vision (sensory Requirements)

3. Binocular Single vision tests

4. Binocular Abnormalities

5. Anomolic Retinal Correspondence

6. Sensory Evaluation

7. Motor Evaluation

8. Cover test (Different Types and Methods)

9. Amblyopia

10. Esotropias – Congenital Esotropia


optometry, health-care profession concerned with examining the eyes for defects of vision and diagnosing and treating such conditions. Optometrists prescribe and supply eyeglasses, contact lenses, and other optical aids that correct the focusing of the eyes.

Course content

11. Characteristics of Esotropias

12. Accommodative Esotropia

13. Accommodation & Convergence AC / A ratio

14. Microtropia

15. Strabismus Convergence Acutus

16. Exotropia’s Types

17. Exotropia’s Management

18. A &V pattern + Penalization

19. Synoptophore

20. Hess screen