Pharmacological enhancement of treatment for amblyopia

Clinical Ophthalmology, 03/16/2012

Rashad MA – Significant improvement was reported in both groups at all follow–up visits over 1 year. Regardless of the etiology of amblyopia, levodopa–carbidopa may be added to part–time occlusion in older patients as a means of increasing the plasticity of the visual cortex. Levodopa may add to the effect of occlusion in severe amblyopia and bilateral amblyopia.

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