Amblyopia: prevalence, natural history, functional effects and treatment

@article{Webber2005AmblyopiaPN,
  title={Amblyopia: prevalence, natural history, functional effects and treatment},
  author={Ann L Webber and Joanne M. Wood},
  journal={Clinical and Experimental Optometry},
  year={2005},
  volume={88}
}
  • A. WebberJ. Wood
  • Published 1 November 2005
  • Medicine
  • Clinical and Experimental Optometry
Amblyopia, defined as poor vision due to abnormal visual experience early in life, affects approximately three per cent of the population and carries a projected lifetime risk of visual loss of at least 1.2 per cent. The presence of amblyopia or its risk factors, mainly strabismus or refractive error, have been primary conditions targeted in childhood vision screenings. Continued support for such screenings requires evidence‐based understanding of the prevalence and natural history of amblyopia… 

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