Patient Resources

Find An Orthoptist
What is an Orthoptist Brochure


The American Association of Certified Orthoptists is pleased to provide the information listed below as an informational resource to patients and members of the general public.  The materials provided are from sources we consider to be reliable, but it is not intended to be a substitute for appropriate medical care from a physician or other licensed/certified health care professional.  We strongly recommend that individuals with a health care concern seek proper care.


Eye Terms and Conditions

AAPOS Eye Terms and Conditions
Diplopia or Double Vision



Prisms and Glasses

Prism FAQs
Selecting Children's Glasses



Vision Screening Resources

Vision Screening Recommendations
State Vision Screening Legislation