Chapter 10. Amblyopia

  1. Alec M. Ansons2 and
  2. Helen Davis1

Published Online: 16 APR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470698839.ch10

Diagnosis and Management of Ocular Motility Disorders, Third Edition

Diagnosis and Management of Ocular Motility Disorders, Third Edition

How to Cite

Ansons, A. M. and Davis, H. (2000) Amblyopia, in Diagnosis and Management of Ocular Motility Disorders, Third Edition, Blackwell Science Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470698839.ch10

Author Information

  1. 1

    Senior Lecturer in Orthoptics, Department of Ophthalmology and Orthoptics, Royal Hallamshire Hospital, University of Sheffield, Sheffield

  2. 2

    Consultant Ophthalmic Surgeon, Manchester Royal Eye Hospital, Oxford Road, Manchester

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 16 APR 2008
  2. Published Print: 6 DEC 2000

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780632047987

Online ISBN: 9780470698839

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Keywords:

  • amblyopia;
  • defective visual acuity;
  • pathological obstacle to vision;
  • strabismic amblyopia;
  • anisometropic amblyopia

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Classification

  • Mechanisms

  • Research Background

  • Influence of the Normal Eye on the Visual Function of the Amblyopic Eye

  • Diagnosis

  • Treatment

  • Problems Arising During Treatment

  • Results of Amblyopia Treatment

  • Compliance

  • References