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How do you get a lazy eye?

Kyle Mckinney

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Jeffrey Rodriguez on February 10, 2019

Amblyopia also known as lazy eye, is a disorder of the visual system that is characterized by poor or blurry vision in one eye than in the other case physically normal, or out of proportion to associated structural abnormalities. It has been estimated that it affects 1--5% of the population. . The problem is caused by the absence of transmission or poor transmission of the visual image in the brain for a sustained period of dysfunction or during early childhood . Amblyopia normally only affects one eye, but it is possible to be amblyopic in both eyes if both are similarly deprived of a good, clear visual image. The detection of the condition in early childhood increases the likelihood of success of the treatment. . While the colloquialism "lazy eye" is often used to refer to amblyopia, the term is inaccurate because there is no "laziness" of the eye or the amblyope involved in the condition. This term is vague because "lazy eye" is also a layman's term for strabismus , particularly exotropia .

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