Programmable electronic glasses are just as good at improving vision in children with lazy eye as the more conventional eye patches, according to research presented at the annual meeting of the American Academy of Ophthalmology, Medical News Today reports.
Lazy eye, also known as amblyopia, is the most common cause of visual impairment in children. But it's hard to persuade kids to comply with treatments like eye patches or medicated drops, due to discomfort and social stigma.
The digital glasses, on the other hand, look pretty cool.
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