Flashcards in Intro Deck (18):
What are some chief complaints we need to pay attention to
-family history of strabismus
-signs of asthenopia
-developmental concerns (not walking, crawling, etc.)
If someone says they have a constant or intermittent symptom what can this help predict?
Presence of amblyopia and sensory adaptations
If someone says their symptom is worse during a time of day what can this help predict?
AC/A problems, decompensations, when inattentive
What are 2 things you need to ask about onset?
-mode (sudden or gradual)
What are 3 things you need to ask about location?
-D or N
-unilateral or alternating
What are some things you need to ask about birth history?
-prenatal and perinatal care
What are 4 things you need to look at when looking at the patients appearance?
-motor control (ask to write name)
If someone was a head tilt to the left what does this mean?
A left superior oblique palsy.
--they do this so they dont see double
T/F: the face is placed in the affected muscles diagnostic action field (head tilt)
Name some facial asymmetry and syndromes you can direct observe
Name some lid position signs you can directly observe
-lagophthalmos/incomplete lid closure
Prominent epicanthal folds
A wide bridge makes ____ less obvious
A narrow bridge makes ____ less obvious
A wide face makes ____ less obvious
A narrow face makes ____ less obvious
A (+) angle lambda makes ___ more obvious
A (-) angle lambda makes ___ more obvious