Eyecare Center of Maryland – Dr. Norman Shedlo O.D.

Eyecare Center of Maryland

4701 Randolph Rd Suite G02 Rockville MD 20852   301-779-2424    Email:  info@drshedlo.com


Spectacle Correction for Mild Astigmatism

While children with mild astigmatism are prescribed eyeglasses for a variety of reasons, including to relieve eye strain, a 12-year study casts doubt on the idea that spectacle correction can prevent strabismus or amblyopia in these children. According to findings published in the American Journal of Ophthalmology, 4-year follow-up rates for amblyopia were only modestly higher for those who wore glasses than for those who were only monitored.