Treatment of strabismic amblyopia with refractive correction.


Journal Article

To report data on the response of previously untreated strabismic amblyopia to spectacle correction.Prospective, interventional case series.Twelve patients with previously untreated strabismic amblyopia were prescribed spectacles and examined at five-week intervals until visual acuity was not improved from the prior visit.Amblyopic eye acuity improved by 2 lines or more from spectacle-corrected baseline acuity in nine of the 12 patients (75%), resolving in three (interocular difference

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Cited Authors

  • Cotter, SA; Edwards, AR; Arnold, RW; Astle, WF; Barnhardt, CN; Beck, RW; Birch, EE; Donahue, SP; Everett, DF; Felius, J; Holmes, JM; Kraker, RT; Melia, BM; Repka, MX; Wallace, DK; Weise, KK; Pediatric Eye Disease Investigator Group,

Published Date

  • June 2007

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 143 / 6

Start / End Page

  • 1060 - 1063

PubMed ID

  • 17524783

Pubmed Central ID

  • 17524783

Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 1879-1891

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0002-9394

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1016/j.ajo.2007.02.029


  • eng