Adherence to occlusion therapy in the 6 months of follow-up and visual acuity among participants in the Infant Aphakia Treatment Study

@inproceedings{DrewsBotsch2012AdherenceTO,
  title={Adherence to occlusion therapy in the 6 months of follow-up and visual acuity among participants in the Infant Aphakia Treatment Study},
  author={C. Drews-Botsch and M. Celano and S. Kruger and E. Hartmann},
  year={2012}
}
  • C. Drews-Botsch, M. Celano, +1 author E. Hartmann
  • Published 2012
  • Medicine
  • METHODS. Data came from the Infant Aphakia Treatment Study, a randomized clinical trial of treatment for unilateral congenital cataract. Infants were either left aphakic (n 1⁄4 53) or had an intraocular lens implanted (n1⁄4 55). Patching was prescribed 1 hour per day per month of age until 8 months of age and 50% of waking hours thereafter. Adherence was measured as the mean percentage of prescribed patching reported in a 7-day diary completed 2 months after surgery, and 48-hour recall… CONTINUE READING