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visual impairment without apparent organic pathology

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This study covers the market dynamics and trends in major countries that are expected to influence the current market scenario and future status of the Global Amblyopia Market over the forecast period.
A suggested mechanism of amblyopia development is that interocular suppression during the period of visual development leads to the condition.
The physicians were asked before what age (in months) congenital cataracts should be treated to avoid the development of amblyopia. Only 31 physicians (31%) responded correctly, while 69 physicians (69%) did not know about the timing of treatment even though they detect congenital cataracts.
The study included 50 children with amblyopia, along with 13 others without it but with misalignment or blur of one eye, and 18 children with no such eye conditions in a control group for comparison.
"Amblyopia or lazy eye must be treated immediately to avoid any serious complications," he noted.
It is estimated that 10-12 percent of children in developing countries have some form of amblyopia. Early detection and treatment offer better chances for a cure.
One in 50 children will develop amblyopia, where one or both eyes are unable to build a strong link to the brain, causing vision to not develop properly.
Kelly, Ph.D., from the Retina Foundation of the Southwest in Dallas, and colleagues assessed multiple-choice answer form completion time, an academic-related fine motor outcome, in 65 children (mean grade completed, 3.42) with amblyopia and strabismus and 20 control children with normal visual acuity and stereoacuity and no history of vision disorders.
Dr Olusanya warned that without early intervention, cataracts can cause 'lazy eye' or amblyopia. This condition then can lead to other eye problems such as nystagmus, strabismus (misalignment of the eye) and inability to fix a gaze upon objects.
Amblyopia is seen in 2 or 3 children per 100 in the United States, reported Dr.
But his screening in the Glen Ellyn office led to a diagnosis of a serious condition: amblyopia, or lazy eye.
Myopia more than -6.00 Diopters is usually defined as high myopia, can be linked with diseases like macular hole, retinal detachment, amblyopia, cataract, glaucoma, macular degeneration, that may lead to severe visual impairment1,2.
A 10-year-old Japanese girl was referred to our hospital with a six-year history of bilateral amblyopia. The patient had undergone complete ophthalmological examinations and evaluations by many ophthalmologists at several medical institutions because of her visual disorder since she was a preschooler.