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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.
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Adj.1.amblyopic - pertaining to a kind of visual impairment without apparent organic pathology
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The present study showed no significant difference in macular thickness between amblyopic and non-amblyopic eyes in patients with myopia or hyperopia (Table 1).
While nonsurgical treatments such as thick glasses, contact lenses and eye patches can help improve vision in the amblyopic or "lazy" eye, young children often cannot tolerate or are noncompliant with such treatments.
We also have the reluctant young spectacles wearers who may end up amblyopic for want of correction, and the anisometropes who may struggle with their full prescription in a frame, yet find it easier in contacts.
In these cases, overaction is generally greater in the non-fixating, amblyopic eye, though a very small, even imperceptible amount may be found in the fixating eye.
There was no significant difference in comparison with means for the Zernike coefficients between normal and amblyopic eye.
She explained: "The computer game set-up makes the child's amblyopic eye work harder than their 'good' eye, without the child realising that this is the case.
2% surgical success rate for amblyopic patients with esotropia.
The exclusion criterion were pre-op dry eye, pre op Ectasia and deep seated amblyopic eyes without any visual acuity (VA) improvement pre operatively, ocular diseases and Anterior segment disease, Herpetic keratitis, Atopic conditions, Auto Immune and System Connective tissue diseases.
The result is an instrument that more effectively diagnoses potentially amblyopic children at an age when the chances are best for full recovery.
If a parent is amblyopic, prescribing for a lower error might be considered, since the child could be more susceptible to amblyogenic factors, and similarly if a parent has strabismus.
To complete occlusion till vision in amblyopic eye had improved.