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Dimness or blurring of the eyesight due to a fault in transmission of signals to the brain from an otherwise healthy eye.
New Latin amblyōpia from Greek ambluōpiā from ambluōpos dim-sighted amblus dim mel-1 in Indo-European roots ōps ōp- eye myopia
American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
She is currently writing up her thesis on the feasibility of using virtual reality to treat amblyopia.
Amblyopia and some loss of hearing also occurred, as well as mental failure.
He was aware of the danger of accidentally causing amblyopia of the better eye by treating children below the age of six.
They are often associated with anisometropia and both of these conditions are thought to predispose children to developing amblyopia.
Examination of fixation using vertical prisms is useful in diagnosing amblyopia in the absence of strabismus.
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