Amblyopia treatment outcomes after screening before or at age 3 years: follow up from randomised trial.

@article{Williams2002AmblyopiaTO,
  title={Amblyopia treatment outcomes after screening before or at age 3 years: follow up from randomised trial.},
  author={Cathy Williams and Kate Northstone and Richard A Harrad and John M. Sparrow and Ian Harvey},
  journal={BMJ},
  year={2002},
  volume={324 7353},
  pages={
          1549
        }
}
OBJECTIVE To assess the effectiveness of early treatment for amblyopia in children. DESIGN Follow up of outcomes of treatment for amblyopia in a randomised controlled trial comparing intensive orthoptic screening at 8, 12, 18, 25, 31, and 37 months (intensive group) with orthoptic screening at 37 months only (control group). SETTING Avon, southwest England. PARTICIPANTS 3490 children who were part of a birth cohort study. MAIN OUTCOME MEASURES Prevalence of amblyopia and visual acuity… CONTINUE READING
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