The College of Optometrists

Amblyopia and patching

A192
When managing a patient with amblyopia, you should first correct any significant refractive error. This would typically follow a cycloplegic refraction.
A193
If you treat a patient with patching you should have up-to-date knowledge and skills on this topic. 
A194
You should ensure that patients with amblyopia are reviewed at appropriate intervals.
A195
If you design or deliver a treatment regime for the patient, you should ensure that the degree of patching is appropriate for the patient. 

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