Carry out orthoptic treatments

Description

Carry out orthoptic treatments by using occlusion therapy for amblyopia, prism therapy, and exercises of convergence and fusional ability where indicated.

Alternative labels

perform treatments for orthoptic conditions
utilise orthoptic techniques to treat patients
conduct orthoptic treatments
apply orthoptic techniques to treat patients
treat patients using orthoptic techniques
implement orthoptic treatments
use appropriate techniques to treat orthoptic conditions
treat patients with orthoptic conditions
perform orthoptic treatments
implement treatments for orthoptic conditions
carry out treatments for orthoptic conditions

Skill type

skill/competence

Skill reusability level

occupation-specific

Relationships with occupations

Essential skill

Carry out orthoptic treatments is an essential skill of the following occupations:

Orthoptist: Orthoptists diagnose and treat anomalies of binocular vision. They examine, assess and treat vision impairments, squint, amblyopia and eye motility disorders. Orthoptists apply these methods in particular in the fields of paediatrics, neurology, neuro-ophthalmology, ophthalmology, orthoptics, optometry, pleoptics and strabology assessing functional diseases of the eye for improving functional disorders of the visual system. They also provide counselling, preventive measures and training activities and may refract and prescribe glasses, such as prism corrective glasses.
 

Optional skill

Carry out orthoptic treatments is optional for these occupations. This means knowing this skill may be an asset for career advancement if you are in one of these occupations.

 


 

References

  1. Carry out orthoptic treatments – ESCO

 

Last updated on September 20, 2022