Revista Cubana de Oftalmología
versão On-line ISSN 1561-3070
PUPO NEGREIRA, Esther Cecilia; LABRADA RODRIGUEZ, Yunia Herbania e VERDECIA JACOBO, Kenia. Visual rehabilitation of amblyopic children. Rev Cubana Oftalmol [online]. 2009, vol.22, n.2, pp. 34-42. ISSN 1561-3070.
OBJECTIVE: To show the effectiveness of visual rehabilitation therapy of amblyopic children. METHODS: A retrospective descriptive study of 60 children with amblyopia, who came from "Ramón Téllez Peña" visual rehabilitation school in Las Tunas province, was conducted in the 2005-2006 academic year. RESULTS: The rehabilitation treatment was effective in 81,7 % of cases; early ages, amblyopia with foveal fixation and amblyopia of refractive origin had an effect on the results. CONCLUSIONS: Rehabilitation treatment favoured improvement in visual acuity in most of patients.
Palavras-chave : Amplyopia.