Treatment of unilateral visual impairment on preschool vision screening: Study leaves questions unanswered

BMJ 2004; 328 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.328.7435.348-a (Published 05 February 2004) Cite this as: BMJ 2004;328:348
  1. Hirekatur V Srinivas, ophthalmologist (srinivashv@excite.com)
  1. Aditya Eye Clinic, Bangalore 560 050, India

EDITOR—Clarke et al provide evidence that deferring treatment for amblyopia from age 4 to 5 is not harmful as visual acuity remains the same after treatment.1 Deferring makes it easier to target the population, mobilise resources, and motivate children to wear glasses and patches. They also recommend that …

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