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Amblyopia / Lazy Eye

Amblyopia, also called lazy eye, is reduced vision (usually in one eye) that is not due to any structural abnormality or eye disease and is not correctable by glasses or contact lens. About 2-5% of children have amblyopia, and treatment involves forcing the child to use the lazy eye.

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AMBLYOPIA / LAZY EYE

Amblyopia is the medical term for poor development of vision in one eye. The word comes from the Greek. [ambly- (dull) + -opia (vision)] Amblyopia is often referred to as "lazy eye." It affects just two to three percent of the population. Central vision does not develop properly,...Read More

Posted on : Tuesday, April 21, 2009 12:00 AM
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That was a really good article on Amblyopia. It's important for parents to understand what their child is seeing when they have Amblyopia.

Kelly H.
Replied on Thursday, June 5, 2008 12:00 AM

Yolanda
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DOES ANYONE KNOW IF AMBLYOPIA IS RELATED TO BABIES BEING BORN POSITIVE WITH STREP B?
Replied on Tuesday, April 21, 2009 12:00 AM

momstar
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Parents should check out this cool quiz on signs of vision problems in kids -
Replied on Thursday, June 25, 2009 12:00 AM

m.omer
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please help me i have this disease so what can i do plz tell me the treatment?
Replied on Saturday, August 8, 2009 12:00 AM
amblyopia is not a disease, and if you have that problem, you have to go and see an optometrist for some visual therapy coz unfortunately at your age its very hard to reverse it
Replied on Thursday, October 29, 2009 12:00 AM
 




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