Amblyopia

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.
02/06/2024

Amblyopia, Strabismus Higher in Twin Children

Female sex, younger gestational age and lower birth weight were also significantly more common in this patient population.
12/20/2023

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.
09/05/2023

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.
07/13/2023

Amblyopia No Hindrance to School Performance, Study Finds

No academic differences were found among these kids and their unaffected peers.
04/04/2023

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.
03/17/2023

Eye Position Deviation, Stereoacuity Top Risk Factors in Anisometropic Amblyopia

Both were commonly associated with treatment failure, study finds.
01/18/2023

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.
12/21/2022

Digital Device for Amblyopia Helps Improve VA and Binocularity

As a bonus, treatments can be done at home.
10/14/2022

Bifocal-Atropine Combo Effective in Certain Amblyopes

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

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June 4, 2024

Rethinking Dry Eye Disease: A Contemporary Approach to a Complex Condition
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