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What information do you need to adequately manage a patient with strabismus?
Accurate Diagnosis
Reasonable prognosis
Logical and Sequential management plan
What are the components of a complete diagnostic strategy for strabismus/amblyopia?
Conduct case history and observation
Do prelim test of VA, deviation, sensory fusion, gross evaluation of concomitancy
Do dry retinoscopy (If amblyopia, hyperopia or esotropia, conduct cycloplegic examination)
Evaluate ocular health
Evaluate monocular fixation (visuoscopy)
Rule out pathological cuases for reduced VA if not associated with anisometropia, strabismus or history of early form deprivation
Rule out pathological causes for the strabismus
What is included in a diagnostic summary?
Classification of the deviation:
- concomitancy
- frequency, laterality, direction, magniture of deviation (d and n)
- AC/A ratio
- cosmesis
- variability of magnitude

Associated conditions

Refractive Status