Eye dominance is often defined as a preference for the visual input of one eye to the other. The dominant eye is a common human side of the functional advantages and is significant for clinical diagnosis and treatment of eye disease. While significant research has been performed on the dominant eye, researchers are still unable to come to a general consensus because they are unable to delve deeply into researching the dominant eye in more details. This is very much unlike the study of the human limbs as, over the years, scientists have been able to successfully research its functionality in every aspect. Research from the dominant eye is divided into three phases: Pre-critical, critical period, after the critical period. Ocular dominance is the advantage of a three-dimensional situation, including sighting, movement, acuity, representing different aspects respectively. There are different advantage aspects with different inspection methods. The dominant eye in oblique amblyopia treatment, optometry, refractive surgery has an important application value. With the rapid development of marginal disciplines such as brain science, neurodevelopment, and neurobiology, the rapid advancement and widespread application of neuroelectrophysiology and optical imaging technology have led to deeper research and understanding of the dominant eyes. The purpose of this article is to assess the focus on the dominant eye formation mechanism, inspection methods and review the status of clinical diagnosis and the treatment of eye diseases.
Formation Mechanism and Clinical Application of the Dominant Eye, International Journal of Ophthalmology & Visual Science.
Vol. 5, No. 2,
2020, pp. 47-52.
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