Researchers make strides in amblyopia November 02, 2016 By Laird Harrison Accumulating evidence suggests that multiple treatments can help people with amblyopia, according to a review of the literature. Referral criteria trumps screening technology for amblyopia July 01, 2015 By Lynda Charters Physicians should focus on referral criteria in screening technology rather than the instrument itself. New perspective posits amblyopia secondary to binocular problems Recent 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 children April 01, 2015 By Lynda Charters The induced tropia test refines fixation testing and can better identify children with amblyopia or an organic visual deficit. PEDIG making strides in amblyopia March 15, 2015 By Lynda Charters Studies 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 levodopa January 20, 2015 By Colleen E. McCarthy A 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 modality January 01, 2015 By Vanessa Caceres A 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 amblyopia October 10, 2014 By Colleen E. McCarthy Researchers 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 patients Bascom Palmer Eye Institute has created a helpful checklist for parents, detailing signs and symptoms of pediatric vision problems to watch for.