orthoptics definition

  • noun:
    • The assessment and nonsurgical remedy for aesthetic conditions caused by imbalance associated with the eye muscle tissue, eg strabismus.
    • the analysis and treatment of muscular problems of the attention
    • treatment of problems of binocular sight (such strabismus and amblyopia) by nonsurgical actions (especially by exercises to bolster the eye muscles)

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