Visual Acuity Improvement in Continuous vs Divided Occlusion in Anisometropic Amblyopia
Irawati Irfani*, Feri Feriyanto, Primawita Oktarima, Arief Kartasasmita
Identifiers and Pagination:Year: 2018
First Page: 1
Last Page: 6
Publisher Id: TOOPHTJ-12-1
Article History:Received Date: 20/9/2017
Revision Received Date: 29/12/2017
Acceptance Date: 22/01/2018
Electronic publication date: 14/02/2018
Collection year: 2018
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To compare visual acuity improvement between continuous and split part-time occlusion for the treatment of moderate and severe anisometropic amblyopia.
Randomised clinical trials in 6 – 13 y.o children with moderate and severe anisometropic amblyopia. Each patient was consecutively selected with continuous or split part-time occlusion. Best corrected visual acuity’s improvement was followed up to six weeks and statistical data were analyzed using chi square and unpaired t-test.
Best corrected visual acuity’s improvement was comparable between continuous and split part-time occlusion (0.20±0.27 vs 0.21±0.25; p = 0.79).
Split part-time occlusion may be considered as an alternative treatment for moderate and severe anisometropic amblyopia treatment.