Amblyopia

Ill Effects of Anisometropic Amblyopia Persist into Adulthood

Study shows these patients exhibited slower reading speed, motor skills, visual attention and visual search.
05/24/2022

Eye Patching Affects QoL Less Than Parents Think

In addition, a recent study found that for children older than five, this metric correlates negatively with the angle of strabismus.
04/19/2022

iPad Game Screens Children for Amblyopia

The digital test was able to detect those with the condition with 100% accuracy.
01/04/2022

Eccentric Fixation Treatment Less Efficient as Amblyopes Age

This finding was made possible with electronic monitoring, study shows.
11/01/2021

At-Home Dichoptic Therapy Effective Amblyopia Intervention

Children viewed modified TV shows and movies through a headset and achieved a vision improvement of one line over 12 weeks compared with the glasses group.
10/07/2021

How Amblyopia Impairs Children’s Everyday Function

Reading, writing and fine motor skills were among the visual processes significantly hindered, study finds.
06/08/2021

In Search Of: No-Shows in Amblyopia Care

Lack of insurance and longer intervals between treatment were among the top associations with failure to return for follow-up, researchers report.
05/18/2021

Experts Debate Early vs. Late Amblyopia Screening

Literature review finds no clear consensus regarding cost-effectiveness or the optimum time to treat risk factors.
02/23/2021

The Generalist’s Guide to Amblyopia

These tips and tricks can help you strategize the right treatment approach for each patient.
01/15/2021

Video Games May Help Mild Amblyopia

These patients experienced improvements in distance and stereo acuity.
12/02/2020

Upcoming Events

May 24, 2022

Early Identification and Timely Referral
Location: Virtual Event
Speakers: Carolyn Majcher, OD, FAAO, FORS, and Jonathan Jonisch, MD
7:00–8:00pm EST

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June 10-11, 2022

Intrepid Presents: Innovations and Implementations in Practice
Location: Renaissance Newport Beach
Program Co-chairs: Nathan Lighthizer, OD, FAAO and John D. Gelles, OD, FIAO, FCLSA
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June 16, 2022

Establishing a Partnership in the Effective Management of Patients with Diabetic Retinal Disease
Location: The Palm Chicago
Speakers: Steven Ferrucci, OD, FAAO, and Dilsher Dhoot, MD
7:30–8:30pm CST

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