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Comparison of Three Vision Therapy Approaches for Convergence Insufficiency

2019-07-10 17:54:34 | BioPortfolio

Summary

We compared the effectiveness of three active vision therapy approaches for convergence insufficiency (CI). Patients with eligible criteria and symptomatic CI were included in a prospective study and randomly allocated into three groups. In the home-based vision orthoptic therapy (HBVOT) group, patients were trained to do the pencil push-ups procedure 15 minutes per day, five days a week. In the office-based vision orthoptic therapy (OBVOT) group, 60 minutes of orthoptic therapy using a major amblyoscope twice weekly with additional home orthoptic therapy was prescribed. For the augmented office-based vision orthoptic therapy (AOBVOT) group, orthoptic exercises using three diopter over-minus lenses and a base out prism, in addition to major amblyoscope and additional home reinforcement was prescribed in the same period of time.

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Conditions

Comparison of Three Vision Therapy Approaches for Convergence Insufficiency

Intervention

trained to do the pencil push-ups procedure, using a major amblyoscope twice weekly with additional home orthoptic therapy, using three diopter over-minus lenses and a base out prism

Location

Ophthalmic Research Center
Tehran
Iran, Islamic Republic of

Status

Recruiting

Source

Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences

Results (where available)

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Published on BioPortfolio: 2019-07-10T17:54:34-0400

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