Types of strabismus

Description

The characteristics of the various types of strabismus such as esotropia and hypertropia.

Alternative labels

forms of strabismus
classification of strabismus
characteristics of strabismus
characteristic and treatment of strabismus
form of strabismus
type of strabismus
types of strabismus

Skill type

knowledge

Skill reusability level

occupation-specific

Relationships with occupations

Essential knowledge

Types of strabismus is an essential knowledge 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 knowledge

Types of strabismus is optional for these occupations. This means knowing this knowledge may be an asset for career advancement if you are in one of these occupations.

 


 

References

  1. Types of strabismus – ESCO

 

Last updated on September 20, 2022

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