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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They recruited 33 subjects with lazy eye between age 3 and 8 who wore spectacles to correct their vision.
Dr Hess believes that the treatment could be a suitable alternative to patching those with lazy eye, especially for adults whom patching tends not to be beneficial.
While darkness therapy offers hope to children with lazy eye, the researchers warned parents not to try it at home.
Upon hearing cues, amblyopia participants attempt to see the lines with the lazy eye, repeating this visual task 900 times each day.
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.
As the sun went down, Pig opened one lazy eye and looked around.
Smith was awarded the GBP1,000 prize for the Eurasia region, while the award for best first book went to Donna Daley-Clarke for her novel Lazy Eye.
Stuart Maxwell could be struck off for allegedly failing to administer the proper treatment for amblyopia, known as lazy eye, over a three-year period.
With lazy eye, one eye is weaker and the brain begins ignoring the poorer eye, thus objects in the world seem flatter.
He injected small amounts into the overactive muscles of patients with lazy eye syndrome.
QMY son had an eye test recently and I was told he has a lazy eye.
Last night a close friend of Prince Edward and wife Sophie said: "The baby has got a lazy eye.