Preverbal photoscreening for amblyogenic factors and outcomes in amblyopia treatment: early objective screening and visual acuities.

@article{Kirk2008PreverbalPF,
  title={Preverbal photoscreening for amblyogenic factors and outcomes in amblyopia treatment: early objective screening and visual acuities.},
  author={Valerie G Kirk and Michelle M Clausen and Mary Diane Armitage and Robert W. Arnold},
  journal={Archives of ophthalmology},
  year={2008},
  volume={126 4},
  pages={489-92}
}
BACKGROUND Previous studies have suggested that infant photoscreening yields better results than visual acuity screening in preschool-aged children. With conventional vision screening, the patient must be able to provide monocular visual acuity cooperation, whereas objective screening for amblyogenic factors can be done at much younger ages. METHODS From February 1996 through February 2006, Alaska Blind Child Discovery photoscreened 21,367 rural and urban Alaskan children through grade 2… CONTINUE READING

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