"Orthoptics" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure,
which enables searching at various levels of specificity.
The study and treatment of defects in binocular vision resulting from defects in the optic musculature or of faulty visual habits. It involves a technique of eye exercises designed to correct the visual axes of eyes not properly coordinated for binocular vision.
Below are MeSH descriptors whose meaning is more general than "Orthoptics".
Below are MeSH descriptors whose meaning is more specific than "Orthoptics".
This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Orthoptics" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Orthoptics" was a major or minor topic of these publication.