Pediatric Amblyopia

Primary Investigator: Vicki Chen, MD

Title: Novel Video Based Therapy for Children with Amblyopia

Inclusion Criteria
Group #1: Age 4-10 years, untreated or minimally treated amblyopia with possible need for patching/atropine, BCVA in amblyopic eye 20/30 to 20/80, 20/30 or better in fellow eye, no previous intraocular or refractive surgery, no coexisting ocular, neurological or systemic disease that could impact visual acuity assessment Group #2: Age 4-15 years, amblyopia, one or more other eye conditions with amblyopic component, BCVA in amblyopic eye 20/30 to 20/80, 20/30 or better in fellow eye

Risk: Minimal, including possible temporary headaches, double vision, eye strain timeframe

Benefit: Alternative treatment to patching/atropine, potential improvement in vision Study Length and Visits: 16 weeks, 4 visits (5 visits including enrollment visit)

Payment: None

Contact: Principal Investigator Dr. Vicki Chen, Co-Investigators Dr. Catherine Choi, Dr. Nicole Quinn, Dr. Mitchell Strominger, Dr. Sylvia Yoo, or Shelley Klein: 617-636-6769