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October 1987

Direct Visualization of Heterophorias Through a Unidirectional Occluder

Author Affiliations

From the Department of Ophthalmology, Hospital Clínico de San Carlos, Madrid (Dr Alejandro Aguirre Vila-Coro); and Hermann Eye Center, University of Texas Health Science Center, Houston (Dr Antonio Aguirre Vila-Coro).

Arch Ophthalmol. 1987;105(10):1436-1437. doi:10.1001/archopht.1987.01060100138045

• A new occluder to perform the cover test allows visualization of the covered eye through the occluder and direct observation of heterophorias. The occluder is composed of an aluminum-polyester filter mounted on a support in front of a 2.2-V light bulb.