Vicki Leung, O.D. 23161 Ventura Blvd, Suite 201 Woodland Hills, CA (818) 591-8860 [email protected] The Optometric Examination . Visual Acuity. Measuring Visual Acuity. Whole Chart – Standard E S L T O Z B P L O D F G A D A O S E G N U S F Z B D R.
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If Strabismus is present, a Strabismus Evaluation is indicated and should be performed by an eye doctor who evaluates and treats strabismus patients.
Nystagmus patients may have high amounts of astigmatism that can go uncorrected. It is important to correct it.
External Eye Examination
Internal Eye Examination
The comprehensive management for the nystagmus patient should include treatment of all associated conditions, as well as improve the characteristics of the nystagmus wave form.
Considerations for treatment:
2. Addressing binocular vision concerns
Nystagmus dampening surgery
4. Vision Therapy - The Goal of Vision Therapy is not to dampen the nystagmus, but rather to improve visual acuity.
A refractive condition in which light rays do not focus at a single point, rather focus at 2 lines. Therefore, it requires 2 separate powers to bring both lines in focus to a single point.
Any eye that doesn’t see 20/20, or for certain cases, a difference between eyes that is greater than 2 lines of acuity.
Laypersons term for amblyopia but many mistakenly use it to describe an eye turn.
Any eye turn, in or out, up or down, intermittent or constant. Can have a combination of directions (i.e. in and up)
Perception of relative or absolute difference in distance of objects from the observer. Can occur with or without binocular vision. Perception of a third dimension.
Binocular visual perception of three dimensional space, based on retinal disparity.
Pertaining to using both eyes simultaneously, so that each eye contributes to the image seen.
The teaching and training process to improve visual perception and coordination of the 2 eyes. Goals include improving visual acuity, elimination of strabismus, comfortable binocular vision.