Amblyopia- Symptoms, Causes, Diagnosis and Prevention

Amblyopia- Symptoms, Causes, Diagnosis And Prevention

Overview The medical term for a lazy eye is “amblyopia.” Amblyopia occurs when one eye is favoured by your brain, often because of poor vision in the other eye. Your brain can eventually ignore signals from your weak eye or “lazy” eye. The condition may result in impairment of vision, and loss of perception of depth. Your affected eye does not necessarily look different, though in different directions it may “wander.” Hence the term “lazy” comes from. The disease usually only affects one of your eyes but can impair the…

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