Amblyopia

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What is Amblyopia?

Amblyopia is a condition that occurs when there is a reduction of vision in one eye. Amblyopia, which is often called “lazy eye,” is most common in infants and children, but it can also occur in adults. Amblyopia is not contagious.

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Learn what Amblyopia is
What It Is
Learn the basics of this condition. Find out what you're dealing with.
Amblyopia Causes
Causes
What causes Amblyopia? Learn what the medical community has uncovered.
Amblyopia Risk Factors
Risk Factors
Are you at risk of getting Amblyopia? Inside you'll find known risk factors for the condition.
Amblyopia Diagnosis
Diagnosis
How will your doctor diagnose you with this condition? Learn about the tests, process, and more.
Amblyopia Symptoms
Symptoms
What are the Amblyopia symptoms? Are you showing any? Learn more today.
Amblyopia Complications
Complications
Can this condition lead to other health problems? Learn more about the known complications.

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Screening for Amblyopia
Screening
Learn more about the specific tests or exams given by your doctor to screen for Amblyopia.
Amblyopia Medications
Medications
What medications offer relief or help with this condition? Are there side effects? Risks? Learn more.
Amblyopia Prevention
Prevention
How can you prevent Amblyopia? Read what the medical community suggests for prevention methods.
Amblyopia Treatment
Treatment
Can this condition be treated? What Amblyopia treatment options are available?
Amblyopia Care
Care
Learn more about the day to day care of this condition. Changes to your activity, diet, exercise, and more.
Amblyopia Doctors
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