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The timing of patching treatment and a child’s wellbeing
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    Patching treatment and bullying
    • Konstandina Koklanis
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      • Zoran Georgievski. Department of Clinical Vision Sciences, La Trobe University.

    Dear Editor,

    We read with great interest the “Bullying and eye patching” commentary by Williams and co-workers in which they report on the psychosocial implications of early versus late treatment of amblyopia.[1] In their birth cohort study, they found that early detection (screening at the age of 3 years and 1 month) and subsequent early treatment of amblyopia resulted in fewer reports of bullying victimisatio...

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