iPad game helps treat "lazy eye" in children
The game required the kids to wear special glasses with red and green lenses, similar to 3D glasses, that separate game elements seen by each eye, explained study author Krista Kelly, a postdoctoral fellow with the Crystal Charity Ball Pediatric Vision Evaluation Center at the Retina Foundation of the Southwest, in Dallas. For example, the stronger, healthy eye could see reduced-contrast elements, the amblyopic eye could see high-contrast elements, and both eyes could pick up high-contrast background images. The weaker eye is forced to work harder to keep up....