Deborah M. Amster

  • Citations Per Year
Learn More
PURPOSE To determine whether treatment of symptomatic convergence insufficiency (CI) has an effect on Academic Behavior Survey (ABS) scores. METHODS The ABS is a six-item survey developed by the Convergence Insufficiency Treatment Trial Group that quantifies the frequency of adverse school behaviors and parental concern about school performance on an(More)
PURPOSE To determine if children with symptomatic Convergence Insufficiency without the presence of parent-reported Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) have higher scores on the academic behavior survey (ABS). METHODS The ABS is a 6-item survey that evaluates parent concern about school performance and the parents' perceptions of the frequency(More)
Fusional vergence dysfunction is a binocular condition that is relatively easy to diagnose and treat but is often overlooked. FVD can negatively impact an individual’s ability to function, particularly when performing near work. A 17-year-old white female presented to our clinic with visual symptoms associated with sustained near work. The findings were(More)
PURPOSE To compare testability of vision and eye tests in an examination protocol of 9- to 17-year-old patients with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) to typically developing (TD) peers. METHODS In a prospective pilot study, 61 children and adolescents (34 with ASD and 27 who were TD) aged 9 to 17 years completed an eye examination protocol including tests(More)
  • 1