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Long-term development improves after PRK in children with neurobehavioral disorders and isoametropic amblyopia

Long-term development improves after PRK in children with neurobehavioral disorders and isoametropic amblyopia
May 21, 2015

NEWPORT, R.I. — PRK in children with neurobehavioral disorders and severe isoametropia not only improves visual acuity but also improves communication skills, activities of daily living and socialization, according to a speaker.

In these children with severe refractive error that goes uncorrected because of an inability to wear spectacles, varying levels of visual impairment may result, not unlike form vision deprivation seen with dense cataract, Evelyn A. Paysse, MD, said at the American Ophthalmological Society meeting.

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