............ Station 2: Ocular Motility and Neuro-Ophthalmology
(one ophthalmologist examiner and one physician/neurologist examiner)
The candidate will be examined on a minimum of two cases selected 
from the disorders listed below. Candidates must be tested on one 
ocular motility case. Skills to be tested may include the assessment, 
diagnosis and management of:
Ocular Motility
• Concomitant strabismus
• Amblyopia
• Incomitant strabismus
• Nystagmus
• Ocular motility syndromes (e.g. Duane’s, Brown’s)
• Ocular myopathies
• Supranuclear eye movement disorders
Candidates should be proficient in eye movement evaluation and cover test 
(including alternate cover and prism).


• Visual pathway disorders including optic nerve disorders
• Visual field loss secondary to disorders of the visual pathway
• Cranial nerve disorders
• Pupil abnormalities
• Upper motor neurone disorders
• Lower motor neurone disorders
• Disorders of the sensory system
• Disorders of the extrapyramidal system
• Headache
• Field testing by confrontation

Proficiency in neurological assessment is tested at the level expected of an 
ophthalmology SHO and not a medical SHO. Candidates should be proficient 
in assessment of cranial nerves,pupils, the assessment of visual fields by 
confrontation, motor function in limbs (tone, power,reflexes including plantar 
responses), sensory function (light touch, vibration sense,proprioception 
[pinprick to be avoided]) and coordination/cerebellar function.

Common cases in this station:

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