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Amblyopia

Bifocal-Atropine Combo Effective in Certain Amblyopes

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

Augmented Reality Training Helps Children with Amblyopia

Short-term binocular perceptual games improved BCVA, fine stereopsis and contrast sensitivity function.
September 6, 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.
August 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.
June 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.
May 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.
April 19, 2022

iPad Game Screens Children for Amblyopia

The digital test was able to detect those with the condition with 100% accuracy.
January 4, 2022

Eccentric Fixation Treatment Less Efficient as Amblyopes Age

This finding was made possible with electronic monitoring, study shows.
November 1, 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.
October 7, 2021

How Amblyopia Impairs Children’s Everyday Function

Reading, writing and fine motor skills were among the visual processes significantly hindered, study finds.
June 8, 2021