Tag: amblyopia

Acupuncture and the Hazard of Nonsense

A recent study published in the Archives of Opthalmology compare patching of one eye vs acupuncture in the treatment of amblyopia in older children, and finds positive results from acupuncture. The study, and its press, are a good example of the hazards of studying highly implausible modalities. First let’s dissect the study itself – from the abstract: In a single-center randomized controlled...

/ December 15, 2010