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Functional Amblyopia

  • Burton J. Kushner


Few things in medicine are as gratifying as the successful treatment of amblyopia. Not only the treatment is inexpensive and noninvasive, but also the patient’s own effort and compliance play an important role in determining the outcome. The successfully treated patient can feel a great sense of triumph and accomplishment, which can be empowering for children and their parents.


Amblyopia Ametropic and organic pathology Anisometropic Bangerter filter Classification of Diagnosing Grating acuity Nature of patching Penalization Prognostic factors Prophylaxis Refracting Spectacles for Strabismic Testing for Treatment Crowding phenomenon Occlusion amblyopia Occlusion esotropia 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Burton J. Kushner
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  1. 1.Department of Ophthalmology and Visual SciencesUniversity of Wisconsin-MadisonMadisonUSA

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