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visual impairment without apparent organic pathology

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Moderate to high myopia, brought about by frequent near work or excessive use of mobile devices, can also cause 'lazy eye', a condition also known as amblyopia.
Patients may have amblyopia and impaired binocularity despite AHP.
In fact, amblyopia is the most common cause of permanent visual loss in children in the developed world.
1 logMAR) (<6/10 for children under 6 years of age) or [greater than or equal to]3 lines difference between two eyes, because this may be an indicator of amblyopia was accepted as decreased visual acuity cut-off for referral.
School going children (1), therefore, form an important large target group and school vision screening plays an important part in early detection of amblyopia and institution of appropriate therapy, which is of immense value towards preventing the development of lifelong visual morbidity.
Dr Al Hakim also stressed the importance of making regular eye examinations for children between four and six years to detect amblyopia that might result from strabismus or uncorrected refractive error.
A common visual impairment issue in children, amblyopia is a condition of reduced vision in one eye.
Objective: To analyse the frequency of different types of amblyopia and its association with gender.
Amblyopia is a disorder in which an eye fails to achieve normal visual acuity even with prescription eyeglasses or contact lenses.
Amblyopia is one of the major causes of visual loss in the pediatric group, with an incidence of approximately 3% of the population, and has been the subject of numerous studies.
Amblyopia more commonly known as "lazy eye" -- all the more obvious, but the physical manifestation of the most common cause of vision problems among children the world over is actually a brain disorder.
Limited availability of primary care for children presents a barrier to the provision of screening services for potentially correctable conditions such as amblyopia (Kemper & Clark, 2006).
Dizon said that it is a misconception that Amblyopia can only be corrected if treated before a child turns seven.
Their work, published recently in the journal Current Biology, may aid in the treatment of vision problems like amblyopia, or lazy eye.