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Amblyopia: the need for a new approach?
  1. R M Ingram

    Abstract

    Follow-up of a series of 221 children identified by the present methods of screening, and presenting consecutively with squint and/or amblyopia, shows that there has been no demonstrable improvement in the overall incidence and severity of amblyopia 3 or more years later. A new approach to the problem is required, and this might be based on the identification and treatment of amblyopia during the 'sensitive period'.

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