The College of Optometrists

Principles of examining patients with specific learning difficulties

A97
You should ensure you have the necessary training in the techniques required to examine patients with these difficulties.
A98
Patients with specific learning difficulties may have conventional visual or orthoptic problems that require treatment. You should explore visual problems by means of a thorough eye examination.
A99
You should carry out all tests necessary to satisfy yourself of the appropriateness of any intervention prescribed.

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