Video Games May Offer Therapeutic Benefits for Amblyopia

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From parents to psychologists, the benefit of playing video games continues to be a hot and often contested topic. But from the pro camp, new research published in Ophthalmology suggests playing immersive video games in a three-dimensional (3D) stereoscopic environment containing disparities larger than generally encountered in natural scenes may provide therapeutic benefits in the recovery of reduced stereopsis in amblyopia. Read more about how the study showed recovery of reduced stereopsis after gaming in this feature from Review of Optometry. Read More.