The purpose of this activity is to review the epidemiology, definition, assessment, and treatment of amblyopia.
Upon completion of this module you should be able to:
- Review the epidemiology and definition of amblyopia
- Demonstrate the causes of amblyopia
- Recognise how to assess amblyopia
- Review the optical treatment for amblyopia
- Review occlusion therapy for amblyopia.
William D Carey, MD and Dr Sophie Cook
William D Carey, MD and Dr Sophie Cook
William D Carey, MD is Director, Center for Continuing Education, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio, USA. Dr Sophie Cook is an Assistant Editor, British Medical Journal, London, UK.
We declare no financial interests, commercial affiliations, or conflicts of interest.
CME Disclaimer :
The information in this educational activity is provided for general medical education purposes only and is not meant to substitute for the independent medical judgment of a physician relative to diagnostic and treatment options of a specific patient's medical condition. The viewpoints expressed in this CME activity are those of the authors/faculty. They do not represent an endorsement by any of the accreditors. In no event will any of the accreditors be liable for any decision made or action taken in reliance upon the information provided through this CME activity.
11 Nov 2015
11 Nov 2017
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