Prisms and Palsies: Lessons from the 3D Vision Clinic Course # 40025
James Kundart OD, MEd, FAAO, FCOVD-A
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June 24, 2017
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This course covers how to diagnose eye muscle palsies and how to treat them with prism. Both congenital and acquired strabismic causes of diplopia and near-diplopia are covered, as well as prism prescribing techniques called associated phorometry.
- To cover the difference between dissociated and associated phorometry for prescribing prism, and how to prescribe forced choice prism with and without a digital phoropter.
- To review the common causes and symptoms of Trochlear (CN IV) palsy and why the Parks Three Step is unnecessary.
- To explore how Abducens (CN VI) palsy sometimes manifests as binocular blur and divergence insufficiency, the sometimes ominous cause, and how to treat the divergence problems that come from it.
- To discuss the different grades of Oculomotor (CN III) palsy, how they manifest in our patients, as well as causes and treatments.
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