Copenhagen 2016 Registration Programme Exhibitor Information Virtual Exhibition Satellite Meetings Glaucoma Day 2016 Hotel Star Alliance
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10 - 14 Sept. 2016, Bella Center, Copenhagen, Denmark

This Meeting has been awarded 27 CME credits

 

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Results of patching therapy in late diagnosed adult amblyopia

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First Author: N. Patil INDIA

Co Author(s):    R. Doctor   P. Doctor                 

Abstract Details

Purpose:

To study whether conventional patching treatment can improve visual function in adults with amblyopia.

Setting:

Krishna Eye Care, Mumbai, India

Methods:

27 patients with amblyopic eyes in age group 25–57years were instructed to patch the non-amblyopic eye for at least 2 hours per day and to wear glasses for refractive correction regularly.Visual acuity was checked for distance and near every 3 months and followed for 18 months.Any improvement of 1 or more lines for distance n near visual acuity were evaluated.

Results:

Of 27 patients, vision of 7 improved by 2 or more lines,4 improved by 1 line, and 11 improved by 1/2 a line on the distant vision chart.

Conclusions:

Conventional patching treatment does improve the visual acuity of amblyopic eyes even in adult patients.

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NONE

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