Biofeedback techniques in the treatment of visual and ophthalmologic disorders: a review of the literature.

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Journal Article (Review)

The literature on the use of biofeedback techniques in the treatment of visual and ophthalmologic disorders is reviewed. Although this consists mainly of case studies, there is mounting evidence that biofeedback may be applicable to the treatment of strabismus, nystagmus, blepharospasm, elevated intraocular pressure, and myopia. because of the success in applying biofeedback techniques in the treatment of other neuromuscular disorders, it is concluded that the use of these techniques in the treatment of blepharospasm and strabismus shows the most promise.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Rotberg, MH; Surwit, RS

Published Date

  • September 1, 1981

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 6 / 3

Start / End Page

  • 375 - 388

PubMed ID

  • 7034790

Pubmed Central ID

  • 7034790

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0363-3586

Language

  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States