Amblyopia is a condition when the vision in one or both eyes is nearly blind because the eye and the brain are not working together properly. If detected early enough, children have the possibility of restoring their visual function. Contrary to popular belief, the treatment is oftentimes quite simple. More specifically, by patching the “good eye”, or by forcing the child to see out of their “bad eye”, children are able to rewire their brain-to-eye connectivity. Oftentimes, children may find patching difficult, since they lose access to their “good eye”. As a result, the PATCH-Q study aims to review factors of patching compliance to allow evidence-based recommendations to ultimately make it easier for the child to patch.
Study Status: Data Analysis in Progress