amblyopia

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visual impairment without apparent organic pathology

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Since getting the implants, her vision is 20/20 in her healthy eye and her amblyopic eye has improved from 20/200 to 20/70.
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Spot quickly detects indications of several possible vision issues in children, including near-sightedness, farsightedness and astigmatism, but also can identify indications of possible amblyopic precursors, which left untreated can lead to blindness.
Significant amblyopia--in cases where the best corrected acuity of the amblyopic eye is less than 6/12, treatment of the other eye may be contraindicated.
A major reason for screening very young children is detecting amblyopic risk factors.
When one eye vision is not improved up to normal level without any problem in the eye, than that eye is labeled as amblyopic eye.
0001) when including children with normal eyes, eyes with refractive error, or amblyopic eyes [28].
Professor Paul McGraw, of the Visual Neuroscience Group, said: "Andrew's results suggest that the adult amblyopic visual system retains a great deal more neural plasticity than previously thought.
The tediousness of these exercises is the greatest challenge in producing improvements in amblyopic children.
This reflects the fact that if you don't become amblyopic in early childhood, it is not a condition you will acquire later.
A quick screening is able to detect nearsightedness (myopia), blurred vision (astigmatism), farsightedness (hyperopia) and amblyopic conditions.
Following surgery, the patient's vision in his amblyopic eye improved dramatically, from 20/200 (legally blind) to better than 20/40.
The importance of optical correction in treating amblyopia has been known for over 50 years (14) and recently it has been shown that amblyopic children improve on average by 2.
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.
Professor Levi, Dean of the School of Optometry, gave a fascinating overview of his work on amblyopia and plasticity in the visual system with his presentation entitled 'Removing the brakes on plasticity in the amblyopic brain.