Table 1

Parental awareness of amblyopia and knowledge of occlusion, critical period, prognosis, and treatment regimen

Questions No (%) of parents giving
the correct answer (n = 57)
Does your child have reduced vision in one eye?56 (98)
What is the treatment for reduced vision in one eye?56 (98)
Does the treatment have to be carried out by a certain age?44 (77)
Would it be easier to correct weak vision in one eye at 2 years or 6 years of age?48 (84)
Which eye are you putting the patch on?54 (95)
How many hours were you told to put the patch on for?57 (100)