Amblyopia: Recognition, Screening, and Treatment in the Well-Child Care Setting
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C. Scott Atkinson, MD
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Amblyopia is by far the most common cause of unilateral vision loss in children, affecting 2 to 4 percent of the population. Screening for amblyopia is an important component of well-child pediatric care.
Join Children’s Mercy pediatric ophthalmologist Dr. Atkinson and Transformational Pediatrics, as we discuss the three generally-recognized types of amblyopia, available screening techniques, and treatments of the disease.
Smith, Michael and Atkinson, Scott, "Amblyopia: Recognition, Screening, and Treatment in the Well-Child Care Setting" (2016). Transformational Pediatrics Podcast. 67.