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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It was found that children with "lazy eye" had lower scholastic, social and athletic scores on a self-perception profile than the children in the control group.
So when the results indicated an issue and a follow-up visit to the ophthalmologist confirmed lazy eye, the Wheaton mom was stunned.
Rokers expects that a better understanding of the way images are processed will help with ongoing research into disorders like lazy eye. In amblyopia, the most common cause of vision problems among children around the world, the brain learns to favor the images of a stronger eye over those from one that is weaker or misaligned.
She explained that lazy eye or amblyopia "is often caused by a high degree of disparity in refractive power of the eyes and that the prevalence figures range from two to five percent of all children."
Dr Abdullah Naqi, Consultant Ophthalmologist at Dubai Hospital, says: "About two per cent children in any society suffer from amblyopia or lazy eye. This is something they are born with and this cannot be detected unless children from the age of three go in for regular eye screenings.
The screenings are intended to determine whether a child has nearsightedness or farsightedness - eyesight problems that can develop into amblyopia, a common vision disorder known as lazy eye. The disease is the most common cause of blindness in adults, Vaughan said.
Amie, now eight, has also had surgery to correct a squint caused by the amblyopia, or "lazy eye".
The topics include prominent machine learning and data mining methods with example applications to the medical domain, cancer prediction methodology using an enhanced artificial neural network-based classifier and dominant gene expression, a penalized fuzzy clustering algorithm with its application in magnetic resonance image segmentation, seven discretization techniques used for rule induction from data on the lazy eye vision disorder, and applying artificial intelligence in minimally invasive surgery and artificial palpitation.
Nestor Kirchner died suddenly of a heart attack in 2010 and had a lazy eye. Word of the slip-up shut down the paper's website, which recorded historic traffic, according to the outlet's digital content manager.
TURNING out the lights may help restore vision to people suffering from "lazy eye", a Canadian study suggests.
The most common cause of poor vision in a single eye among children and middle aged adults is a disorder called amblyopia, also known as lazy eye, which affects up to three of every 100 youngsters, according to the National Eye Institute.
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