Sunday, March 22, 2015

Refractive error, binocular vision and accommodation of children with Down syndrome

Refractive error, binocular vision and accommodation of children with Down syndrome


...The development of the visual and oculomotor systems is substantially different in Down syndrome compared with the general population. Assessment and optometric management of this special population need to be directed accordingly....

Comments: Those with Down Syndrome have many systemic and oculo-visual anomalies. We need to treat these individuals medically and functionally so that their quality of life improves. This article provides basic information on what to expect the next time you encounter a patient with Down Syndrome. Click on the title above to read the full article. DM

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