amblyopia

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Related to Strabismic amblyopia: lazy eye, strabismus, anisometropic amblyopia, Lazy eye syndrome

amblyopia

[am′blē′ōp·ē·ə]
(medicine)
Dimness of vision, especially that not due to refractive errors or organic disease of the eye; may be congenital or acquired.
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The first major difference is that, with orthotropic anisometropic amblyopia, stage 3 of the treatment for strabismic amblyopia that was outlined in Figure 3 is inappropriate, since full-time occlusion could cause the binocular vision to break down.
Both anisometropic amblyopia and strabismic amblyopia in some cases can be treated just with refractive correction
Occlusion for strabismic amblyopia is not usually recommended over the age of about eight years