Journal article

Effect of Stimulus Orientation on Visual Function in Children with Refractive Amblyopia

Tiong Peng Yap, Chi D Luu, Catherine Suttle, Audrey Chia, Mei Ying Boon

Investigative Ophthalmology and Visual Science | ASSOC RESEARCH VISION OPHTHALMOLOGY INC | Published : 2020

Abstract

Purpose: We investigated and characterized the patterns of meridional anisotropies in newly diagnosed refractive amblyopes using pattern onset-offset visual evoked potentials (POVEPs) and psychophysical grating acuity (GA). Methods: Twenty-five refractive amblyopes were recruited and compared with non-amblyopic controls from our previous study. Monocular POVEPs were recorded in response to sinewave 4 cycles per degree (cpd) grating stimuli oriented along each individual participants' principal astigmatic meridians, which were approximately horizontal (meridian 1) and vertical (meridian 2). Binocular POVEPs in response to the same stimuli, but oriented at 45°, 90°, 135°, and 180°, were record..

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