• True CI vs Pseudo CI

    August 30, 2011 | POSTED BY | Clinical Pearls

    To differentiate between a True Convergence Insufficiency vs a Pseudo Convergence Insufficiency (underlying accommodative insufficiency issue), one can utilize NPC testing. Do NPC both with and without an accommodative target. If the NPC...

  • VT Case History – Top Ten Questions to ask

    August 19, 2011 | POSTED BY | Clinical Pearls

    1. Distance vision blur after near work? 2. Rub your eyes while reading and writing? 3. Eyes red and tired? 4. Blinking often when doing near work? 5. Tendency to cover one eye when engaging in near tasks? 6. Intermittent double...

  • How To Quickly Assess If a Patient is Strabismic

    July 24, 2011 | POSTED BY | Clinical Pearls

    In clinic, I've found that utilizing the Hirschberg Test is a really quick and easy way to determine if your patient has a strabismus. 1. From a distance of 50 cm, shine your penlight toward the patient's eyes. 2. Tell your patient to...

  • TESTS FOR MICRO-STRABISMUS

    June 14, 2011 | POSTED BY | Clinical Pearls

    If a patient with Microstrabismus presents, there are 3 major tests you can utilize. Tests: 1. Check of RDS: Should be reduced 2. When doing cover test, should not see any movement. 3. 4 BO...