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A first attempt to prevent amblyopia and squint by spectacle correction of abnormal refractions from age 1 year.

Authors
  • Ingram, R M
  • Walker, C
  • Wilson, J M
  • Arnold, P E
  • Lucas, J
  • Dally, S
Type
Published Article
Journal
The British journal of ophthalmology
Publication Date
Nov 01, 1985
Volume
69
Issue
11
Pages
851–853
Identifiers
PMID: 3904821
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

Spectacle correction of unusually hypermetropic refractions from age 1 year did not reduce the incidence of squint or amblyopia, nor did it lead to a reduction in the severity of residual amblyopia after subsequent occlusion.

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