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The Measurement and Treatment of Suppression in Amblyopia

DOI :

10.3791/3927-v

8:34 min

December 14th, 2012

December 14th, 2012

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1Department of Optometry and Vision Science, University of Auckland, 2Department of Ophthalmology, McGill University , 3Centre for Intelligent Machines, McGill University

Amblyopia is a developmental disorder of the visual cortex that is often accompanied by strong suppression of one eye. We present a new technique for measuring and treating interocular suppression in patients with amblyopia that can be deployed using virtual reality goggles or a portable iPod Touch device.

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