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Measure: Eye Patching   #110600

Definition: Questions to assess history of eye patching, which is used to treat amblyopia ("lazy eye").

Purpose: A variety of eye diseases in children may have life-long implications associated with visual function and ocular health. Strabismus can cause blindness due to amblyopia if not detected in early childhood. Determining those who have a personal history of the disease identifies higher risk individuals.


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Current Age

Treatment Procedures
Vision Problems

Keywords: Ocular, Eye patching, Amblyopia, Baltimore Pediatric Eye Disease Study, BPEDS, Multi-Ethnic Pediatric Eye Disease Study, MEPEDS, Strabismus, Infant, Children

Measure Release Date: February 26, 2010

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