Is a fixation switch necessary for visual acuity improvement in patients with amblyopia treated with atropine?

  • Rudolph S Wagner
  • Published 2010 in Journal of pediatric ophthalmology and strabismus


It is often questioned whether a change in fixation (to the amblyopic eye) is necessary for atropine treatment to be successful. Recent retrospective reviews report that patients swapping fixation during atropine treatment have significantly greater improvement in visual acuity compared with those who do not swap. Studies by the Pediatric Eye Disease… (More)
DOI: 10.3928/01913913-20100916-03


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