Why is the adult amblyopic eye unstable?
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    Learning with a lazy eye – a potential treatment for amblyopia
    • Ben Webb, Postdoctoral Research Fellow
    • Other Contributors:
      • Paul V. McGraw, Dennis M. Levi

    Dear Editor,

    In a thought-provoking editorial in BJO entitled “Why is the amblyopic eye unstable?” C. Hoyt raised two very important issues relating to the treatment of human amblyopia. First, there is currently no effective alternative to occlusion therapy for treating amblyopia. Second, there is considerable “slippage” of visual acuity after cessation of occlusion therapy. Our sole purpose in responding to this...

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