Assessing abnormal head posture: a new paradigm
Orly Halachmi-Eyal and Lionel Kowal

INTRODUCTION
Assessing abnormal head posture (AHP) can be biased by the physician’s training, experience and the spectrum of patients seen. The pediatric ophthalmologist will have a different perspective on AHP based on whether his or her practice has a predominance of genetic cases, one with developmental issues or one (like ours) whose practice is limited to strabismus [1–3].
Many important authors have contributed to our understanding of diagnostic and therapeutic techniques for patients with AHP. Literature of particular assistance to us has been authored by Gobin [4], Hertle [5&] and Wong [6,7]. In assessing a new case with AHP, several questions have to be asked and answered.

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