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2004 Series -  October 12, 2004 Lecture 12 of 50  NEXT»

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A seven-year-old boy presented with a variable small angle esotropia. Visual acuity was 20/20 OD and hand motions OS.  Fixation was central and steady with the right eye and unsteady with the left.  Refraction with cycloplegia was: right eye +.50 and left eye +.75 + 1.00 X 80.  The dilated fundus examination revealed the findings shown in the photographs.

1.  The first thing to do for this child would include the following:   
 

a. full time occlusion of the right eye
b. prescription of glasses to aid amblyopia treatment
c. both (a) and (b)
d.  none of the above

2.  The appearance of the optic nerves suggests the following:  
 

a. The nerves are about of equal size.
b. The vessels are abnormal.
c. The left optic nerve is really smaller.
d.  none of the above

3.  The best treatment for this patient is: 
 
a. safety glasses to protect the right eye
b. pleoptics or equivalent vision training
c. nothing
d.  strabismus surgery

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