Thursday, December 20, 2012

Recovery of stereo acuity in adults with amblyopia

Recovery of stereo acuity in adults with amblyopia

...Plastic neural mechanisms can be harnessed to develop new treatment tools for treating amblyopia in adulthood......Monocular improvements in visual performance promoted the independent recovery of stereoscopic visual function in adults with amblyopia.....It is possible to recover normal levels of stereo function in amblyopic subjects with mature visual systems, challenging the long held dogma that the critical period for visual development and the window for treating amblyopia are one and the same....
 
Comments: The bottomline is that amblyopia can be treated at any age. Full article available by clicking on the title above. DM

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