amblyopia

Amblyopia correction could lead to an increased reading speed and efficiency in school-aged kidsMark Silverberg, MD, shares the results of a study published in JAAPOS that the correction of Amblyopia correction could lead to an increased reading speed and efficiency in school-aged kids.
Best tech for Pediatrics: 2017It’s time for Dr. Schuman’s annual year-end review of the new tech that’s changing how pediatricians care for children. Check out his recommendations!
USPSTF finalizes recommendation on vision screening in childrenDespite a lack of consensus on the importance of screening infants for vision problems, there is proof that screening preschoolers can catch serious problems and allow for corrections to prevent permanent vision loss.
Questionnaires differ in strabismus quality-of-life measuresTwo questionnaires used to measure quality of life in people with strabismus overlap but differ in important areas, according to researchers.
Elbow splinting increases amblyopia patching compliance
Researchers make strides in amblyopiaAccumulating evidence suggests that multiple treatments can help people with amblyopia, according to a review of the literature.
Referral criteria trumps screening technology for amblyopiaPhysicians should focus on referral criteria in screening technology rather than the instrument itself.
New perspective posits amblyopia secondary to binocular problemsRecent developments imply it may be time to change the current view of amblyopia. Laboratory findings show that the adult cortex is more adaptable than previously thought and that amblyopia may be secondary to binocular problems.
Induced tropia test eases diagnostic difficulties in childrenThe induced tropia test refines fixation testing and can better identify children with amblyopia or an organic visual deficit.
PEDIG making strides in amblyopiaStudies by the Pediatric Eye Disease Investigator Group have led to evidence-based treatment of amblyopia.