Orthoptics

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Orthoptics

Synonym(s) - Pleoptics

Definition: The study and treatment of defects in binocular vision resulting from defects in the optic musculature or of faulty visual habits. It involves a technique of eye exercises designed to correct the visual axes of eyes not properly coordinated for binocular vision.

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