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Orthoptics MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Orthoptics
Tree Number(s)
E02.730
H02.573
Unique ID
D009988
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D009988
Scope Note
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.
Entry Term(s)
Pleoptics
NLM Classification #
WW 405
See Also
Strabismus
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2008/07/08
Orthoptics Preferred
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