Definitions

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  • n. Inward deviation of the eye usually due to extra-ocular muscle imbalance.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A condition, depending upon imbalance of the eye-muscles, in which there is a tendency to convergence of the visual axes less pronounced than in actual squint or esotropia.

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Examples

  • However, some ophthalmologists in Japan are studying whether prolonged 3-D viewing might affect children who have a condition called esophoria, a tendency of the eyes to deviate inward.

    Health in Focus With 3-D Gadgets

  • However, some ophthalmologists in Japan are studying whether prolonged 3-D viewing may affect children who have a condition called esophoria, a tendency of the eyes to deviate inward.

  • Children with such a condition are rare but it is difficult to determine how many there are, Mr. Fujikado said, because esophoria doesn't necessarily have symptoms.

    Health in Focus With 3-D Gadgets

  • Takashi Fujikado , a visual-science professor at Osaka University's Graduate School of Medicine, is starting research on whether children afflicted with esophoria, who are constantly making extra effort to prevent their eyes from becoming cross-eyed, may find it difficult to return the eyes to normal position after watching 3-D images for a long period of time.

    Health in Focus With 3-D Gadgets

  • Takashi Fujikado, a visual science professor at Osaka University's Graduate School of Medicine, is starting research on whether children afflicted with esophoria, who are constantly making additional effort to prevent their eyes from becoming cross-eyed, may find it difficult to return the eyes to normal position after watching 3-D images for a long period of time.

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