amblyopia

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am·bly·o·pi·a

 (ăm′blē-ō′pē-ə)
n.
Dimness of vision, especially when occurring in one eye without apparent physical defect or disease. Also called lazy eye.

[New Latin amblyōpia, from Greek ambluōpiā, from ambluōpos, dim-sighted : amblus, dim; see mel- in Indo-European roots + ōps, ōp-, eye; see myopia.]

am′bly·o′pic (-ō′pĭk, -ŏp′ĭk) adj.

amblyopia

(ˌæmblɪˈəʊpɪə)
n
(Medicine) impaired vision with no discernible damage to the eye or optic nerve
[C18: New Latin, from Greek ambluōpia, from amblus dull, dim + ōps eye]
amblyopic adj

am•bly•o•pi•a

(ˌæm bliˈoʊ pi ə)

n.
dimness of sight without apparent organic defect.
[1700–10; < New Latin < Greek amblyōpía=amblý(s) dull + -ōpiā -opia]
am`bly•op′ic (-ˈɒp ɪk) adj.

amblyopia, amblyopy

obscurity of vision, occurring without any organic change in the eyes; the first stage of amaurosis. — amblyopic, adj.
See also: Blindness
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.amblyopia - visual impairment without apparent organic pathology
vision defect, visual defect, visual disorder, visual impairment - impairment of the sense of sight
Translations
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am·bly·o·pi·a

n. ambliopía, visión reducida.

amblyopia

n ambliopía, ojo perezoso or vago (fam), disminución f de la agudeza visual sin lesión orgánica del ojo
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Washington, June 23 (ANI): Children suffering from lazy eye syndrome may soon get rid of the ugly eye patch, courtesy a new computer therapy developed by researchers from Tel Aviv University.
Traditional treatment for amblyopia also known as lazy eye syndrome requires the use of an eye patch, often for months at a time, before the eye is corrected.
He injected small amounts into the overactive muscles of patients with lazy eye syndrome.