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The effect of visual training for patients with visual field defects due to brain damage: a systematic review
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  • Published on:
    Vision Restoration Therapy: a reply

    Dear Editor,

    We write in response to the eLetter by Philip L Clatworthy on our systematic review ‘the effect of visual training for patients with visual field defects due to brain damage’ (1).

    The focus of the study was to contribute to the development of appropriate methods for patients with visual field defects. During the literature search we were amazed that there were only few methodological sound tr...

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    None declared.
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    Vision Restoration Therapy
    • Philip L Clatworthy, Neurology Research Fellow
    • Other Contributors:
      • Jean-Claude Baron, Nicholas J Sarkies

    Dear Editor,

    We write in response to a recent review by Lies Bouwmeester(1) et al on the effectiveness of visual training for patients with brain damage. We do not agree with their comments on the study of Kasten et al (2). This remains (with its follow-up study) the only randomised placebo-controlled trial of Vision Restoration Therapy (VRT), and is the foundation of claims of effectiveness for this rehabilita...

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