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Is Crossed Eyes A Symptom Of Amblyopia
No: Dim vision means relative darkening of images and surrounds compared to what a normal eye sees. Dim vision is caused by not enough light entering the back of the eye (cataract, small pupil, severely scarred cornea, severe lid droop) or the eye not transferring signals to the brain (retinal disease, glaucoma, optic nerve disease, poor blood circulation) . See your eye md. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Blurred vision: Amblyopia is a doctor's name for diminished vision, usually in just one eye, in the absence of demonstrable anatomic abnormalities, i.e. The eye exam appears normal. Common causes are a difference in the refraction (how near-sighted or far-sighted) between the eyes, or a misalignment of the eyes. Often no abnormal outward appearace is present, and the condition is discovered on school screenings. ...Read more
Alignment/vision: Strabismus is a simple failure of the eyes to line up & focus on the same point.There are several potential causes. Over time this might lead to lazy eye (amblyopia) where the brain decides to turn off the input of one eye if the images don't line up or one is fuzzier than the other. The "lazy eye" can sometimes be improved if alignment or weakness are fixed early, but may be permanent. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Depends on cause: The appearance of "sunken eyes" may develop for a few reasons. As we age, the skin of the lower lids tends to thin, revealing the darker muscle beneath and giving the lower lid a darker appearance. Also, we lose volume in our lower lid and cheeks, creating a "sunken" effect in the lower lid. Treatment is aimed at restoring this volume and the cheek to lid relationship. ...Read more
How can an ophthalmologist know that blurry vision out of one eye is undetected amplyopia and not a symptom of neurological/other underlying issue?
If 20/20 vision is achieved in the amblyopic eye, does it mean that the amblyopia is resolved? Will the vision still be blurry?
Possible: If you have a red eye with no pain then it can be pink eye. Pink eye is most common after cold or while you are having a cold. Please keep you hand clean and do not share towel, pillow, makeup or glasses during this time. You may transmit it to other eye and others around you. If you have pain or light sensitivity then please see your doc. ...Read more
Depends on the age.: Depends on the age of onset. Develops at birth or shortly thereafer, or around the age of three and associated with far sighted refractive error, or associated with an heterophoria (strabismus controlled by patient and only recognized by examination) that has decompensated into a classical strabismus, or from trauma, neurological diseases, certain medical conditions, or stroke to mentionfewcauses ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Essentially, yes: Amblyopia is defined as poor vision in the setting of a structurally normal appearing eye. Most common causes are misalignment of the eyes (strabismus) or a significant difference in the refractive state (near-sightedness or farsightedness) between the eyes. Prognosis for treatment, with glasses, patching of tyhe stronger eye, eyedrops, or a combination of these modalities is very good. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Single vision contact lenses for distance ? The vision in one eye is clearee than other eye, but together the vision is clear. Is this normal?
Eye function: Lazy eye is a lay term usually used to designate the vision loss that occurs when the brain turns off the eye input because it is fuzzy or misaligned (double vision). We call it amblyopia. Strabismus is a label used when the eyes don't line up and focus on the same object. Some lay people use lazy eye for both issues. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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