amblyopia

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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 muscles of the lazy eye are weak Treating a lazy eye The majority of cases can be treated, usually in two stages.
He had a lazy eye, spoke with a soft, broken English accent, wore dark clothes, a dirty dark baseball cap and was carrying a dark bag.
AA LAZY eye happens when a squint has not been recognised and corrected early.
Last night a close friend of Prince Edward and wife Sophie said: "The baby has got a lazy eye.
During the year-long project,more than 80 children with lazy eye were tested.
A new study reported in the March issue of Archives of Ophthalmology found that atropine eye drops placed once a day in the unaffected eye to treat amblyopia, or lazy eye, work as well as the standard treatment of patching one eye.
org) aimed at educating parents, teachers, and individuals about preventive and alternative treatments for learning disabilities, ADD, dyslexia, strabismus, lazy eye, and other vision related problems.
Captain Lazy Eye turns correctional training into fun games wrapped in a welcoming Pirate theme, enticing children to patch their eyes like pirates and conduct necessary occlusion exercises in order to achieve training goals.
The lawmaker said vision screening should be mandatory for kindergarten pupils so children with lazy eye can be identified while the government has the opportunity to treat them.
If you notice your child has a lazy eye then I would advise booking an eye examination as soon as possible, regardless of age.
PLAYING THE popular video game Tetris has been found to be an effective way of treating lazy eye, Canadian researchers have reported.
However, if eye muscle repair surgery straightens the eyes and can make the squint disappear, it does not necessarily fix the poor vision of a lazy eye.