What: Specialized testing for patients who have a wandering or lazy eye.
Who: Anyone who experiences an eye wandering inward (crossed or esotrope) or outward (exotropia) or has an eye that just doesn't see clearly even though its healthy. (Amblyopia or often called lazy eye)
What is tested:
- Muscle testing
- Angle of deviation
- Fusional Status
- Depth Perception
- Cause of ambylopia determined
- Consult on treatment and prognosis
Time: Often requires more than 1 visit
1st visit - 60 mins with Dr.
2nd visit - 30 - 60 mins with Dr. and/or Therapist
*2nd visit is usually to do trials with special lenses, prisms, or instruments to see response for possible correction and treatment success.
Insurance: Often covered at least in part by Medical Insurance.
Click here to download the Adult Strabismus history form.
Click here to download the Child Strabismus history form.