Strabismus – Medical Question

A 7-month-old girl is brought to the clinic for a well-child check up. Her birth and antenatal histories are unremarkable. Her developmental milestones are appropriate and all her vital signs are stable. On physical examination, a head tilt is noted. Ophthalmoscopic examination reveals a red reflex and normal corneal light reflex. The cover test reveals moderate esodeviation of the left eye. What is the most appropriate next step in the management of this patient?

A) Continuous covering of the deviated eye
B) Prompt surgical correction
C) Continuous covering of the normal eye
D) Measurement of intraocular pressure
E) Watchful waiting

 

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