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Expanded Photoscreener Access Improves Amblyopia Screenings, But Not Disparities

One healthcare system screened 70% more patients after integrating this technology; however, persistent racial inequalities call for an additional solution.
February 6, 2024

Amblyopia, Strabismus Higher in Twin Children

Female sex, younger gestational age and lower birth weight were also significantly more common in this patient population.
December 20, 2023

Dopamingeric Therapy Ineffective Aid to Amblyopia

Using levodopa and carbidopa in conjunction with the traditional patch, visual improvement was minimal and transient in a recent literature review.
September 5, 2023

Does Amblyopia Have a Protective Effect on AMD?

In a new study, when patients had both conditions, they tended to be diagnosed on contralateral sides.
July 13, 2023

Amblyopia No Hindrance to School Performance, Study Finds

No academic differences were found among these kids and their unaffected peers.
April 4, 2023

OCT Angiography May Be Good Diagnostic Tool for Amblyopia

The device was able to identify retinal vessel density in these patients to be lower than in controls.
March 17, 2023

Eye Position Deviation, Stereoacuity Top Risk Factors in Anisometropic Amblyopia

Both were commonly associated with treatment failure, study finds.
January 18, 2023

Treatment for Mild Amblyopia Effective Half the Time

These patients—including a third of those treated in the past—achieved 20/20 vision and improved stereopsis.
December 21, 2022

Digital Device for Amblyopia Helps Improve VA and Binocularity

As a bonus, treatments can be done at home.
October 14, 2022

Bifocal-Atropine Combo Effective in Certain Amblyopes

Children with hyperopic anisometropia had better accommodative responses when using this therapy.
September 22, 2022