Ophthalmic prisms useful in management of tropias, phorias

December 15, 2002

Asthenopia, blurred vision, and diplopia are classic symptoms of strabismus, which occasionally requires the use of prism or surgery to restore normal binocular vision. Ophthalmic prisms may be useful in the management of both tropias and phorias. In this column, we will discuss the management of prescriptions that contain prism.