Impact of patching and atropine treatment on the child and family in the amblyopia treatment study.

@article{Holmes2003ImpactOP,
  title={Impact of patching and atropine treatment on the child and family in the amblyopia treatment study.},
  author={Jonathan M. Holmes and Roy W. Beck and Raymond T. Kraker and Stephen R. Cole and Michael X. Repka and Eileen E Birch and Joost Felius and Stephen P Christiansen and David K. Coats and Marjean Taylor Kulp},
  journal={Archives of ophthalmology},
  year={2003},
  volume={121 11},
  pages={
          1625-32
        }
}
OBJECTIVE To assess the psychosocial impact on the child and family of patching and atropine as treatments for moderate amblyopia in children younger than 7 years. METHODS In a randomized, controlled clinical trial, 419 children younger than 7 years with amblyopic eye visual acuity in the range of 20/40 to 20/100 were assigned to receive treatment with either patching or atropine at 47 clinical sites. After 5 weeks of treatment, a parental quality-of-life questionnaire was completed for 364… 

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