Gro Horgen Vikesdal

Faggruppeleder / Førsteamanuensis

Fakultet for helse- og sosialvitenskap
Institutt for optometri, radiografi og lysdesign
Campus Kongsberg (5332)
Key interest areas: children’s vision, binocular vision, eye movements, eye health care, interdisciplinary research and profession development


Clinic Manager, Department of Optometry, Radiography and Lighting Design, National Centre for Optics, Vision and Eye Care

Researcher, Development of vision and oculomotor control

Education programs (BSc and MSc): Childrens vision, Binocular vision and orthoptics

Member of research group: National Centre for Optics, Vision and Eye Care


Research areas: Reading disorders/dyslexia, Accommodation and binocular vision, Eye tracking (Saccade latency, fixation accuracy)

Lecture topics (BSc and MSc level): Binocular vision and orthoptics, Dyslexia and reading development, Visual Perception, Eye movements and attention, Clinical guidelines in optometry, Governmental regulations



Vikesdal GH, Mon-Williams M, Langaas T: Optometric disorders in children and adults with dyslexia.

Vikesdal GH; Langaas T (2016): Optically induced refractive errors reduces fixation stability but saccade latency remains stable”, Journal of Eye Movement Research, Vol. 9, No7

Vikesdal GH; Langaas T (2016): Saccade Latency and Fixation Stability: Repeatability and Reliability”, Journal of Eye Movement Research, Vol. 9, No2

Vikesdal, GH; Jeber K (2011): “Binocular decompensation and diplopia after refractive laser surgery”, Scandinavian Journal of Optometry and Visual Science (2011), Vol. 4, No1

Langaas T, Aadne R, Dahle EC, Hansen AM H, Horgen G, Johansson D, Myhren T, Myklebust A, Rønnestad T, Storengen T and Wiik MS (2002): ”Clinical assessment of eye movements in children with reading disabilities and with Developmental Coordination Disorder (DCD)”, Investigative Ophthalmology & Visual Science; Vol. 43