C55239: Binocular vision

This month’s interactive CET is aimed at developing discussion concerning the management of a child with a binocular vision concern. Bill Harvey explains (C55239, one interactive point for optometrists and dispensing opticians)

Over the course of last year, we ran a series of four features by Sosena Tang concerning the management of a range of binocular vision presentations. They were deliberately designed to look at the subject from a practical viewpoint, driven primarily by the presenting symptoms. This approach was decided upon as, all too often, teaching in binocular vision has tended towards the theoretical. This often resulted in newly qualified practitioners feeling somewhat daunted when first faced with a patient, usually a child, presenting with a binocular vision concern.

The four articles now are the source material for the interactive exercise and you need to be familiar with their content before attempting the exercise. The four main symptoms covered are as follows:

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