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Strabismus: Quiz


Question 1: Difficult strabismus problems are usually co-managed between orthoptists and ________.
Eye surgeryMedicineSurgeryOphthalmology

Question 2: Prisms change the way ________, and therefore images, strike the eye, simulating a change in the eye position.

Question 3: στραβίζειν strabizein "to squint", στραβός strabos "squinting, squint-eyed"[1]) is a condition in which the ________ are not properly aligned with each other.
EyeSensory systemBrainNervous system

Question 4: During ________, orthoptists, ophthalmologists and optometrists typically use a cover test to aid in the diagnosis of strabismus.
Neurological examinationRinne testEye examinationWeber test

Question 5: When strabismus is congenital or develops in infancy, it can cause ________, in which the brain ignores input from the deviated eye.

Question 6: Advanced strabismus is usually treated with a combination of ________ or prisms, vision therapy, and surgery, depending on the underlying reason for the misalignment.
SunglassesLens (optics)Corrective lensGlasses

Question 7: Whereas ________, if minor and detected early, can often be corrected with use of an eyepatch on the dominant eye and/or vision therapy, the use of eyepatches is unlikely to change the angle of strabismus.

Question 8: One study reported that 85% of adult strabismus patients "reported that they had problems with work, ________ and sports because of their strabismus." The same study also reported that 70% said strabismus "had a negative effect on their self-image."[5]
Elementary schoolCollegeGymnasium (school)School

Question 9: Strabismus can lead to a permanent weakening of vision in the strabismic eye called ________ (this may not always happen), sometimes referred to as lazy eye.

Question 10: In ________ with previously normal alignment, the onset of strabismus usually results in double vision (diplopia).


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