Lazy Eye (Amblyopia)

About- Lazy eye also called amblyopia that usually affects children is the reduced vision in one eye caused by abnormal visual development early in life.  

Symptoms-
  • Double vision
  • Eyes that appear to not work together
  • Head tilting
  • Inward or outward eye wandering
  • Poor depth perception
  • Squinting or shutting an eye
 
Causes-
  • A congenital cataract
  • A family history
  • Astigmatism
  • Corneal ulcer
  • Developmental problems in the brain
  • Droopy eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Eye injury or trauma
  • Eye surgery
  • Farsightedness
  • Glaucoma
  • Nearsightedness
  • Strabismus
  • Vitamin A deficiency
Specialist to visit
Ophthalmologist
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References-
https://www.healthline.com
https://www.nhs.uk
https://en.wikipedia.org
https://www.mayoclinic.org
https://www.medicalnewstoday.com
https://www.webmd.com
https://www.allaboutvision.com
https://www.aao.org
https://www.lazyeye.org/

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