Amblyopia

Bifocal-Atropine Combo Effective in Certain Amblyopes

Children with hyperopic anisometropia had better accommodative responses when using this therapy.
09/22/2022

Augmented Reality Training Helps Children with Amblyopia

Short-term binocular perceptual games improved BCVA, fine stereopsis and contrast sensitivity function.
09/06/2022

Laser Refractive Surgery in Kids May Mitigate Amblyopia

While not a perfect solution, a review study by the Academy of Ophthalmology found that it may yield some improvement, though long-term safety data is lacking.
08/24/2022

OCT-A Can Assess Retinal Perfusion in Children With Amblyopia

Macular vessel density of the superficial capillary plexus is lower among these patients.
06/29/2022

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

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