An Environment for Domestic Supervised Amblyopia Treatment

  • Giancarlo Facoetti
  • Angelo Gargantini
  • Andrea Vitali
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 8529)

Abstract

Amblyopia (also called lazy eye) is a condition in which the eye and the brain do not work properly together; this condition causes poor vision in the lazy eye. It involves around 4% of the children. We have devised a system for the diagnosis and treatment of amblyopia by using 3D technology. To be successful, the proposed treatment must be enjoyable and suitable for domestic use (for instance by watching TV) and carried out with a constant supervision by the doctors. We present a system in which patients and doctors exchange information about the prescribed activities.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Giancarlo Facoetti
    • 1
  • Angelo Gargantini
    • 1
  • Andrea Vitali
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of EngineeringUniversity of Bergamo (BG)DalmineItaly

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