amblyopia

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.
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.
Study finds children with residual amblyopia did not find an advantage with levodopaA recent study of children ages 7 to 12 with residual amblyopia did not find an advantage with the use of levodopa compared with a placebo group, according to Michael X. Repka, MD, MBA.
Levodopa for amblyopia explored as novel modalityA study of children with residual amblyopia did not find an advantage with the use of levodopa compared with a placebo group.
Scottish researchers use video games to treat amblyopiaResearchers at Glasgow Caledonian University (GCU) are developing a way to use video games to improve the eyesight of children with amblyopia.
Share this pediatric vision checklist with your patientsBascom Palmer Eye Institute has created a helpful checklist for parents, detailing signs and symptoms of pediatric vision problems to watch for.