Amblyopia

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

Screen for Amblyopia Before Age Three

The younger children are diagnosed, the more likely they are to attain normal vision.
11/05/2020

Videogames May Improve Mild Cases of Amblyopia

Dichoptic play could have a positive effect on distance visual acuity and stereo acuity in these patients.
10/19/2020

Photoscreening Can Estimate Amblyogenic Risk

However, study finds proper follow-up necessary to take advantage of early detection.
09/22/2020

Autistic Children at Higher Risk of Ocular Disorders

Study shows they are 13.5% more likely to develop conditions such as amblyopia and optic neuropathy.
09/18/2020

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