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Amblyopia And Strabismus
Vision vs position : Amblyopia is the lowering of vision in one eye due to structural or position defects in infancy and childhood. Strabismus is the general term for eyes that are misaligned. Strabismus may cause amblyopia.. A pediatric ophthalmologist will deal with these issues in childhood but amblyopia in adults cannot usually be fixed. ...Read more
Big diffrence: Crossed eyes, may result in amblyopia of the eye less used. The brain will mask the image form that eye so patient doesn't see double. Crossed eyes in children less than 2 years old need to be straightened as soon as possible after reasonable amblyopia therapy if present. If eyes are straightened before age 2 3d visison usually develops. Between 2-4 it drops significantly. >4 not possible. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I don't know how or when i got strabismus/amblyopia. My right eye shuts off and drifts outwards. Is there any way to get my right eye aligned?
They are differnt: Strabismus is when the eyes are not properly aligned so that one eye is deviated. Amblyopia is decreased vision in one or both eyes because the image or object you are viewing is not properly focused. Amblyopia develops when you are younger usually between birth and 8-9 years when the visual system is still developing. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes: Strabismus is the generic term for eyes that are out of alignment. A consequence of this in some cases is the popular term 'lazy eye' which indicates an eye which might drift out of alignment or an eye with lowered vision that cannot be improved (termed amblyopia). Not all lazy eyes are out of alignment but usually if the misalignment persists, one eye will become lowered in vision ('lazy'). ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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