Study for Children with Amblyopia (Lazy Eye)
Protocol: SITE00000182
Full Title
Binocular Dig Rush Game Treatment for Amblyopia-ATS20
Description
This study enrolls children ages 4-13 who have amblyopia ("lazy eye"). The purpose of the study is to learn if vision is improved by playing a binocular game while wearing corrective glasses.

Your child will be in this study for up to 16 weeks. During the study your child will be treated using a special iPad game called Dig Rush and continue to wear his/her glasses if they are needed. Some children in the study will start playing the game right away, and others will continue to wear their glasses (if needed) for the first 8 weeks of the study and then will be offered to play the game for the next 8 weeks. Study takes place at Ross Eye Institute locations in Western New York.

Technical Description

To compare the efficacy of 1 hour/day of binocular game play 5 days per week plus spectacle correction with spectacle correction only, for treatment of amblyopia in children 4 to lt;13 years of age
Compensation: Yes
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Compensation may include cash, checks, gift cards, debit cards, or incentives like gift baskets, technology items, or merchandise.
Eligibility
Children ages 4-13.
Diagnosed with amblyopia, also known as "lazy eye."
Age Group: Children
Principal Investigator: John Lillvis
Contact(s)
Samantha Pape
spape@buffalo.edu
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Enrollment Update

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