amblyogenic

am·bly·o·gen·ic

(am'blē-ō-jen'ic),
Inducing amblyopia.
[amblyopia + -genic]

am·bly·o·gen·ic

(am'blē-ō-jen'ik)
Inducing amblyopia
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8) Anisometropia is one of the leading causes of amblyopia, which is the only identifiable amblyogenic factor in 37% of cases.
Visual outcomes and amblyogenic risk factors in craniosynostotic syndromes: a review of 141 cases.
If a parent is amblyopic, prescribing for a lower error might be considered, since the child could be more susceptible to amblyogenic factors, and similarly if a parent has strabismus.
Specifically, for children aged 6 to 35 months the screening procedure consisted of an external observation and a photograph using a Medical Technology and Innovations (MTI) photoscreener (Ottar, Scott, & Holgado, 1994), a vision screening camera system for the detection of amblyogenic vision disorders.
Leonard-Martin, "Screening for amblyogenic factors using a volunteer lay network and the MTI PhotoScreener: initial results from 15,000 preschool children in a statewide effort," Ophthalmology, vol.
Early screening for amblyogenic risk factors lowers the prevalence and severity of amblyopia.
The overall sensitivity and specificity of the MTI Photoscreener (the ability to correctly identify children with any amblyogenic factor) was 83% and 68%, respectively.
Vivakor will use the grant, which was also acknowledged by the Senior United States Senator from Iowa Senator Chuck Grassley, to help fund a vision research project entitled, "Development of a digital photo-refractor (DPR) to detect amblyogenic risk factors.
Amblyopia and amblyogenic factors are the commonest target conditions for preschool vision screening and previous reports have stressed that the treatment of amblyopia is not effective after 8 years of age.
The SureSight Vision Screener provides practitioners with an affordable, efficient and highly effective screening method for refractive amblyogenic risk factors in young children.
Higher order aberrations could have a bilateral amblyogenic effect in those cases where isometropia is present.