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Binocular Summation for Reflexive Eye Movements: A Potential Diagnostic Tool for Stereodeficiencies.

07:00 EST 3rd December 2018 | BioPortfolio

Summary of "Binocular Summation for Reflexive Eye Movements: A Potential Diagnostic Tool for Stereodeficiencies."

Stereoscopic vision, by detecting interocular correlations, enhances depth perception. Stereodeficiencies often emerge during the first months of life, and left untreated can lead to severe loss of visual acuity in one eye and/or strabismus. Early treatment results in much better outcomes, yet diagnostic tests for infants are cumbersome and not widely available. We asked whether reflexive eye movements, which in principle can be recorded even in infants, can be used to identify stereodeficiencies.

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Name: Investigative ophthalmology & visual science
ISSN: 1552-5783
Pages: 5816-5822

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