Sociocultural and psychological determinants in migrants for noncompliance with occlusion therapy for amblyopia

  title={Sociocultural and psychological determinants in migrants for noncompliance with occlusion therapy for amblyopia},
  author={Angela M. Tjiam and Hilal Akcan and Fatma Ziylan and Elizabet Vukovic and Sjoukje E. Loudon and Caspar W. N. Looman and Jan Passchier and Huibert J. Simonsz},
  booktitle={Graefe's Archive for Clinical and Experimental Ophthalmology},
Compliance with occlusion therapy for amblyopia in children is low when their parents have a low level of education, speak Dutch poorly, or originate from another country. We determined how sociocultural and psychological determinants affect compliance. Included were amblyopic children between the ages of 3 and 6, living in low socio-economic status (SES) areas. Compliance with occlusion therapy was measured electronically. Their parents completed an oral questionnaire, based on the “Social… CONTINUE READING

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