Table 1

Breakdown showing components of Newcastle Control Score

ScoreComponent
NCS total = Home+Clinic near+Clinic distance.
Home control
0Squint/monocular eye closure never noticed
1Squint/monocular eye closure seen occasionally (<50% of time child observed) for distance
2Squint/monocular eye closure seen frequently (>50% of time child observed) for distance
3Squint/monocular eye closure seen for distance & near fixation
+
Clinic control near
0Manifest only after cover test and resumes fusion without need for blink or refixation
1Blink or refixate to control after CT
2Manifest spontaneously or with any form of fusion disruption without recovery
+
Clinic control distance
0Manifest only after cover test and resumes fusion without need for blink or refixation
1Blink or refixate to control after CT
2Manifest spontaneously or with any form of fusion disruption without recovery