Binocular viewing amblyopia therapy

The authors compared conventional occlusion therapy for amblyopia with binocular viewing amblyopia therapy (MFBF) for effects on binocular vision and visual acuity. During MFBF the amblyopic eye perceives the target while the fellow eye perceives the background. Both eyes see...

Change in hyperopia with strabismus

This study aimed to evaluate hyperopic evolution patterns in children with early diagnosis (before three years) and treatment. This was a retrospective study of 78 eyes of 39 children. Forty-nine percent were males and mean follow-up was 130 months (72-193)....

Review of amblyopia prevalence

The authors conducted this study for systematic assessment of the literature to provide an estimate of the global and regional prevalence of amblyopia, to determine the trend of its prevalence in previous years, to explore the factors contributing to differences...

Iranian prevalence of amblyopia

This population-based study was conducted in the Mashhad County in the north east of Iran to determine the prevalence of amblyopia and its determinants and to predict the health needs of the county. This was a cross-sectional study and of...

Binocular summation responses in strabismic amblyopia

A preliminary study was conducted to determine whether binocular summation (BS) in strabismic amblyopia is more decreased than in strabismus alone and whether strabismus surgery improves BS. The study included 15 strabismic amblyopes, 30 normal controls and 30 strabismic controls....

Choroidal thickness in strabismus and amblyopia

The authors examined the effect of exotropia, esotropia, anisometropic amblyopia and hypermetropia on choroidal thickness in a prospective cross section study. The study included 100 patients and 20 controls with a mean age of 8.5±2.9 years; 61 female and 59...