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Response to ‘Vision Screening’

Authors:

Jill Carlton ,

Rosie Auld

Abstract

We read with interest your response to ‘What is vision screening? And more importantly, what it is not?’. We agree that the justification for screening for strabismus is a contentious issue. Some would advocate that this should be included in a vision screening programme; others would not.

1. Carlton J, Auld R. What is vision screening? And more importantly what is it not? Br Ir Orthopt J 2011; 8: 71–73.
2. http://www.orthoptics.org.uk/Resources/Documents/Vision%20Screening%20Catherine%20Butcher%20Sep%2020011.pdf
3. Carlton J, Smith K. Screening for amblyopia. J Pediatr Ophthalmol Strabismus 2011; 48: 381.
4. http://www.screening.nhs.uk/vision-child
5. http://www.rcophth.ac.uk/news.asp?section=24&sectionTitle=News&itemid=484

DOI: https://doi.org/10.22599/bioj.64
How to Cite: Carlton, J. and Auld, R., 2012. Response to ‘Vision Screening’. British and Irish Orthoptic Journal, 9, p.81. DOI: http://doi.org/10.22599/bioj.64
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