Hou Lab

Hou Lab

Our research interests include investigating human visual cortex development and brain plasticity associated with amblyopia (lazy eye) and strabismus (misaligned eyes).


Journal Articles
Wong-Kee-You, A. M. B., Wei, H., & Hou, C.. (2020). Feature Counting Under Dichoptic Viewing in Anisometropic and Strabismic Amblyopia. Translational Vision Science & Technology, 9(6), 13-13. http://doi.org/doi:https://doi.org/10.1167/tvst.9.6.13
Hou, C., Tyson, T. L., Üner, I., & Verghese, P.. (2017). Latent Binocular Interactions in Cortical Area V1 of Human Amblyopia. Journal Of Vision, 17(10), 758-758. http://doi.org/10.1167/17.10.758


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    Smith-Kettlewell Brain Imaging Center

    The Smith-Kettlewell Brain Imaging Center supports a wide variety of human brain imaging modalities, including MRI, MRI morphometry, functional MRI, fMR Iretonogrphy, fMRI dynamics, functional conn

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    Associate Scientist Dr. Chuan Hou Is Awarded a Five-Year Grant from NEI-NIH

    Congratulations to Associate Scientist Chuan Hou, MD, PhD, of The Smith-Kettlewell Eye Research Institute in San Francisco, who was awarded a five-year grant for an amblyopia study from the National Eye Institute of the National Institutes of Health. Dr. Hou is a pediatric ophthalmologist with over ten years experience in clinical practice and eye surgeries in strabismus, cataract, glaucoma and...