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Question:
What is the best way to test preschoolers for eye alignment?

Answer:
The best test of alignment is a cover test. This test takes experience to be able to correctly perform and interpret in young children. You should see your Eye M.D. to get this test done. A number of instrument based tests are being evaluated.

Answered by: Michael Repka, MD Dr. Michael X. Repka

Categories: Eye Conditions, Children's Eye Health

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Answered: Mar 30, 2011

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