publication . Article . 2011

Rapid, high-accuracy detection of strabismus and amblyopia using the pediatric vision scanner

Loudon, Sjoukje; Rook, Caitlin; Nassif, Deborah; Piskun, Nadya; Hunter, David;
Open Access English
  • Published: 01 Jul 2011
textabstractPurpose. The Pediatric Vision Scanner (PVS) detects strabismus by identifying ocular fixation in both eyes simultaneously. This study was undertaken to assess the ability of the PVS to identify patients with amblyopia or strabismus, particularly anisometropic amblyopia with no measurable strabismus. Methods. The PVS test, administered from 40 cm and requiring 2.5 seconds of attention, generated a binocularity score (BIN, 0%-100%). We tested 154 patients and 48 controls between the ages of 2 and 18 years. BIN scores of amblyopic children and controls were measured, and 21 children received sequential PVS measurements to detect any changes in BIN resul...
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