Amblyopia Symptoms

Do you have any symptoms of Amblyopia? Do you even know what they are? Learn more about each symptom of this condition below and what to do if you think you may have Amblyopia.

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Symptoms of Amblyopia


The symptoms for amblyopia vary from person-to-person. Some people might be asymptomatic (showing no signs of the condition) while others are symptomatic (showing signs of the condition). If you experience any of these symptoms do not assume it is due to amblyopia. These symptoms may be caused by other, less serious health conditions. If you experience any one of them, see your physician.

  • A droopy (the inability to fully-open) eyelid that blocks the pupil
  • Headaches
  • Blurry vision
  • Excessive squinting or closing of the eyes
  • Repeatedly closing of one eye in bright sunlight
  • A misalignment (crossing) of one eye, generally the eye that is less used will excessively turn toward the nose

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