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This study is designed to answer the question: What if the Intermittent Occlusion (IO-therapy) glasses were prescribed all day (12-hours) in which the total time of treatment only took 4 weeks instead of the current treatment time (4 hours) in which it takes 12 weeks?
Children aged 3- to 8-years with untreated moderate unilateral amblyopia will be enrolled and randomized into 2 groups: 1) Intense 12-hour IO-therapy Group for 4 weeks treatment; or 2) Standard 4-hour IO-therapy glasses Group for 12 weeks treatment.
Allocation: Randomized, Endpoint Classification: Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment, Masking: Single Blind (Outcomes Assessor), Primary Purpose: Treatment
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Published on BioPortfolio: 2016-05-11T00:08:21-0400
This study is designed to evaluate the effectiveness of a novel amblyopia treatment - Intermittent occlusion therapy (IO-therapy) glasses (AmblyzTM) in treating severe amblyopia. Children...
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To analyze how the Plusoptix S04 (Plusoptix, Atlanta, GA), a widely used technology for amblyopia screening, predicts amblyopia.
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Qualified professionals trained in primary eye and vision care, including measurement of visual abilities, diagnosing disorders of the visual system and provision of treatment such as prescriptions for correction of visual defects with lenses or glasses and vision therapy.
Preliminary cancer therapy (chemotherapy, radiation therapy, hormone/endocrine therapy, immunotherapy, hyperthermia, etc.) that precedes a necessary second modality of treatment.
An extract of absinthium and other bitter herbs, containing 60% alcohol. Prolonged ingestion causes nervousness, convulsions, trismus, amblyopia, optic neuritis, and mental deterioration. (Dorland, 27th ed)
A pair of ophthalmic lenses in a frame or mounting which is supported by the nose and ears. The purpose is to aid or improve vision. It does not include goggles or nonprescription sun glasses for which EYE PROTECTIVE DEVICES is available.
Pediatrics is the general medicine of childhood. Because of the developmental processes (psychological and physical) of childhood, the involvement of parents, and the social management of conditions at home and at school, pediatrics is a specialty. With ...