New Device May Improve Lazy Eye

Research Centre: Queensland Eye Institute Foundation
Location: 140 Melbourne Street, South Brisbane, 4101
Lead Doctor: Prof. Mark Radford
Ethics Committee: This study has been reviewed and approved by the RANZCO Human Research Ethics Committee


Amblyopia, also known as “Lazy Eye” is a condition that affects 3% of the population. The primary aim of this trial is to assess whether 6 weeks of treatment with a prototype device can result in significant reduction in “Lazy Eye”.

Participants will wear the head-mounted prototype device for a total of no less than 30 minutes per day, morning and evening for 6 weeks.

The study requires participants between 8 and 50 years of age who have “Lazy Eye” with a history of previous (not current) treatment for the condition. Participants are required to attend at least 5 study visits, may see an improvement in their health, and will be helping advance medical research.

Why Participate?

  • You may experience an improvement in “Lazy Eye” symptoms
  • You will be helping to advance medical research.

Your Rights

  • If you decide to participate in the study and later feel that you no longer wish to be part of it, you may withdraw at any time.
  • Your records relating to this study and any other information received will be kept strictly confidential, except as required by the law.
  • Qualified health professionals will monitor your health as it relates to the study.

Who Can Participate?

  • Men and women between 8 and 50 years of age who suffer from “Lazy Eye”
  • Have previously been treated for their “Lazy Eye”
  • Able to attend 5 study visits at the research site over approximately 6 months

What Next?

  1. Click the link below to enter your contact details and answer some eligibility questions.
  2. The research centre will then contact you by phone to discuss the trial and answer your questions.
Click Here to Enter Your Contact Details and Be Contacted by Phone About the Trial