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ALLMedicine™ Amblyopia Center

Research & Reviews  1,320 results

Knowledge and attitude towards strabismus among adult residents in Woreta town, North W...
PloS One; Alemayehu HB, Tsegaye KB et. al.

Dec 3rd, 2022 - Strabismus is a visual disorder where the eyes are misaligned and point in different directions. Untreated strabismus can lead to amblyopia, loss of binocular vision, and social stigma due to its appearance. Since it is assumed that knowledge is p...

Anisometropic amblyopia: A review of functional and structural changes and treatment.
European Journal of Ophthalmology; Meng C, Zhang Y et. al.

Dec 1st, 2022 - Amblyopia is the decreased best-corrected visual acuity (BCVA) in one or both eyes caused by the abnormal processing of visual input during development. One common cause of amblyopia is anisometropia, which has attracted widespread attention. Many...

Is There a Path for an Economic Turnaround in Pediatric Ophthalmology?
Journal of Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus; Lee KE, Sussberg JA et. al.

Nov 29th, 2022 - To create a survey that assesses potential solutions for an economic turnaround in pediatric ophthalmology and the frequency of their use. A 12-question survey was distributed to United States-based pediatric ophthalmologists on the American Assoc...

Strabismus controversies that inspired the foundation of the Donders Society for Strabo...
Strabismus Simonsz HJ

Nov 25th, 2022 - The Donders Society for Strabology and the journal Strabismus were founded in 1984 and 1992 to (i) stimulate scientific exchange, (ii) bridge the gap between clinical strabismus and neurophysiology by covering the two fields in a single journal an...

Pediatric cataract surgery: considerations and updates in diagnosis and management.
Current Opinion in Ophthalmology; Jody N, Santana M et. al.

Nov 23rd, 2022 - The purpose of this review is to provide an overview of updates in the diagnosis and management of pediatric cataracts, with an emphasis on recent discoveries in the last two years. Pediatric cataracts remain an infrequent but significant disease ...

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Guidelines  3 results

Evidence-based clinical practice guidelines for the periodic eye examination in childre...
Canadian Journal of Ophthalmology. Journal Canadien D'oph... , Delpero WT et. al.

Nov 27th, 2019 - As eye disease before age 5 years is common, some form of vision screening should be performed on children before attending primary school. However, the lack of consistent national recommendations creates confusion for patients, eye care professio...

Vision screening for children 36 to <72 months: recommended practices.
Optometry and Vision Science : Official Publication of Th... Cotter SA, Cyert LA et. al.

Jan 7th, 2015 - This article provides recommendations for screening children aged 36 to younger than 72 months for eye and visual system disorders. The recommendations were developed by the National Expert Panel to the National Center for Children's Vision and Ey...

Guidelines for automated preschool vision screening: a 10-year, evidence-based update.
Journal of AAPOS : the Official Publication of the Americ... Donahue SP, Arthur B et. al.

Jan 31st, 2013 - In 2003 the American Association for Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus Vision Screening Committee proposed criteria for automated preschool vision screening. Recent literature from epidemiologic and natural history studies, randomized control...

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Drugs  66 results see all →

Clinicaltrials.gov  179 results

Proof of Concept Study of Binocular Videogames Versus Patching for Amblyopia

Sep 28th, 2022 - The study consists of two parts, Part A: randomized, single masked PoC study in children 4 to 7 years old at Screening, and Part B: open-label substudy in children 8 to 12 year old at Screening.

Establishing New Treatment Approaches for Amblyopia: Perceptual Learning and Video Games

Sep 15th, 2022 - Amblyopia, a developmental abnormality that impairs spatial vision, is a major cause of vision loss, resulting in reduced visual acuity and reduced sensitivity to contrast. Our previous findings (see Publications) show that the adult amblyopic bra...

A Randomized Trial to Evaluate Sequential vs Simultaneous Patching

Sep 7th, 2022 - At an enrollment visit, distance VA will be measured in trial frames with or without cycloplegia based on a cycloplegic refraction performed within 30 days. If still apparently eligible, children will be prescribed spectacles and will then return ...

The Effect of Early Glasses on the Development of Amblyopia

Aug 25th, 2022 - Background of the study: Amblyopia (prevalence approx. 3.4%) develops in early childhood when the child's eyes have severe refractive error, when they squint, or both. It can effectively be treated with glasses and patching the better eye, but tre...

OCT-A and Amblyopia

Aug 8th, 2022 - Detect changes in retinal vessel density in the superficial and deep capillary plexuses using OCTA in children with anisometropic amblyopia

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News  86 results

Children's Vision Problems Often Go Undetected, Despite Calls for Regular Screening

Jun 9th, 2022 - Jessica Oberoi, 13, can't exactly remember when her eyesight started getting blurry. All she knows is that she had to squint to see the whiteboard at school. It wasn't until last fall when her eighth grade class in Bloomington, Indiana, got vision...

FDA OKs Virtual-Reality Device to Correct Vision Disorder in Kids

Oct 21st, 2021 - The FDA approved the digital therapeutic device Luminopia One for pediatric amblyopia, or lazy eye. The device is approved for children ages 4 to 7 years with anisometropia and/or strabismus and is available by prescription only. By means of a vir...

Visual Outcomes of Cataract Surgery Usually Favorable in Patients With Diabetes

Oct 19th, 2021 - NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Two-thirds of patients with diabetes achieve a good visual outcome of 20/40 or better after cataract surgery, according to one of the largest studies to assess visual acuity in people with diabetes undergoing cataract s...

Handheld Device Highly Sensitive in Detecting Amblyopia; Can Be Used in Children As Young As 2 Years of Age

Oct 4th, 2021 - A handheld vision screening device to test for amblyopia and strabismus has been found to have a sensitivity of 100%, a specificity of 85%, and a median acquisition time of 28 seconds, according to a study published in the Journal of American Asso...

Poorer Teens Are More Likely to Have Lingering 'Lazy Eye'

Sep 17th, 2021 - The visual disorder amblyopia, also known as "lazy eye," can be impossible to treat once children reach adolescence. Now, a new Israel study links cases in older teenagers to higher rates of poverty, below-average cognitive scores, immigrant statu...

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Patient Education  9 results see all →