A myopic child with a large exophoria at near will probably benefit from spectacles wear for near work as well as distance.
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XP stands for Exophoria
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Samples in periodicals archive:
Each manifested a receded NPC, abnormally high exophoria at near, and decreased compensatory fusional vergence ranges at near; thus, they were classified as having CI .
The cases that are amenable to optometric management are those where there is a long-standing exophoria that may be decompensating into an exotropia, perhaps owing to an increase in near visual tasks at school.
This is why, on average, the normal heterophoria is a small degree of esophoria for distance vision and exophoria for near vision (Figure 1).
Another child with moderate or high levels of hyperopia may demonstrate excellent accommodation, near and distance VAs, have an exophoria and be excelling in reading, writing, visuo-perceptual skills etc--that child may not need spectacle correction at all--partial or full.
Patients who have excessive myopia can also have strabismus, typically an exophoria or exotropia, and they are more likely to develop early cataracts.
Cover test on this child, at near, with these spectacles on revealed a 10[DELTA] exophoria with slow recovery.