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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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Ms Bowers said: "I was amazed at the early results of the binocular (no patching) response to adult amblyopia treatment, where the signal to the brain in the non amblyopic is suppressed down by neutral density filters.
Hubble Telemedical complements the company's other recently announced vision screening technologies, including Welch Allyn RETeval-DR, a handheld diabetic retinopathy assessment device (not yet available in the United States) and Welch Allyn Spot Vision Screener, a handheld, binocular vision screener targeting amblyopic risk factors in young children.
When the opportunity passes, amblyopic children most likely end up with permanent visual impairment.
Using Spot for early identification of amblyopic risk factors, as recommended by the AAP, could lead to less invasive treatment options.
Advantage of vision testing in children will avoid any permanent vision loss due to refractive error, prevent the amblyopic eye and the strabismus (misalignment of eyes).
Random-dot-stereogram performance by strabismic, amblyopic, and ocular-pathology patients in an operant-discrimination task.
Researchers have developed perceptual learning approaches in which patients perform challenging visual tasks using only their amblyopic eye.
And if it happens from a young age, that eye can become amblyopic.
36) * There is a substantial risk of blindness in amblyopic patients from injury or disease to the healthy eye.
However, while abnormalities in V1 explain some amblyopic visual problems, they fail to account for the full range of losses suffered by those with amblyopia -- including motion perception.
age-matched controls; Examine effects of 64 M, 55 F; mean age etiology and visual amblyopic group 8.
Timeframe from referral to first specialist Category assessment Examples of conditions 1 Within 24 hours Trauma, corneal ulcers, acute glaucoma 2 Within 1 week Sudden vision loss, neoplasms, retinopathy 3 Within 4 weeks Glaucoma suspects * (high risk), amblyopic conditions, orbital disease 4 Within 6 months Glaucoma suspects * (low risk), cataracts, keratoconus * Glaucoma suspects are patients who have a suspicion of primary open angle glaucoma but diagnosis is not definitive and they require ongoing monitoring for signs of disease progression.