Prescribing prisms in optometric practice A user-friendly guide
Many optometrists are unsure when it comes to prescribing prisms. This article aims to demystify this topic.
The main uses of prisms are summarised, including what to do when a patient presents wearing spectacles with a prismatic correction. Management of decompensated heterophoria and strabismus, and the challenging incomitant cases are also discussed.
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Ch-Ch-changes in refraction
This article will consider how changes in refraction can indicate underlying pathology. The investigations that should be conducted to aid diagnosis will be discussed as well as management and referral procedures.
A Guide to Incomitant Deviations
Many optometrists are uncomfortable with differentiating and managing incomitant deviations and this article aims improve knowledge and confidence in clinical decision making when presented with these patient cases. The main types of incommitant strabismus are summarised, including what to do when a patient presents with symptoms of various incommitant deviations.