1. A morpho-functional study of amblyopic eyes with the use of optical coherence tomography and microperimetry

    A morpho-functional study of amblyopic eyes with the use of optical coherence tomography and microperimetry

    Purpose: To determine whether retinal nerve fiber layer thickness (RNFLT), macular thickness, foveal volume, macular sensitivity, and fixation in patients with amblyopia differ between the amblyopic eye and the fellow eye.Methods: Optical coherence tomography (OCT) and microperimetry (MP-1) were used to evaluate patients with unilateral amblyopia. Patients were divided into 2 groups, those with strabismic amblyopia and those with refractive amblyopia. OCT maps were used to calculate foveal volume, macular thickness, and RNFLT; MP-1 was used to determine macular sensitivity and fixation.Results: A total of 30 patients were included (13 males; mean age 19.7 years [range, 10-38 ...

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