Monday, December 6, 2010

The perception of strabismus by children and adults

.....Adults and children rated a squinting right eye as worse compared to a left one. Children perceived esotropia as more disturbing than exotropia. Neither age, nor gender, nor the fact that the respondents have friends or family members with a squint, had an impact on this ranking. Almost all adults would correct all forms of strabismus, and think that surgery should be covered by compulsory health insurance....

Comments: Surgery? What about optometric vision therapy? Full text available. DM

1 comment:

  1. The lady is discussing cosmetic aspects of strabismus. Strabismus surgery is a cosmetic procedure. What the patient really needs is Optometric Vision Therapy.

    Michael

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