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Descriptor English: Orthoptics
Descriptor Spanish: Ortóptica
Descriptor Portuguese: Ortóptica
Descriptor French: Orthoptie
Entry term(s): Orthoptic
Pleoptic
Pleoptics
Tree number(s): E02.730
H02.573
RDF Unique Identifier: https://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.
Allowable Qualifiers: CL classification
EC economics
ED education
ES ethics
HI history
IS instrumentation
LJ legislation & jurisprudence
MT methods
OG organization & administration
SN statistics & numerical data
ST standards
TD trends
Related: Strabismus MeSH
DeCS ID: 10165
Unique ID: D009988
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Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2008/07/08
Orthoptics - Preferred
Concept UI M0015487
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.
Preferred term Orthoptics
Entry term(s) Orthoptic
Pleoptic
Pleoptics



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