Lazy eye (Amblyopia) 

Amblyopia (also known as lazy eye) is a form of poor vision which is usually seen in one eye and occasionally, in both eyes. Such a condition emanates from the breakdown of communication between the brain and one of the eyes thus making such an eye to be no longer recognized by brain as a sight. As time goes on, the patients depends more on the other stronger eye while the weaker counterpart continues declining.
This is called “lazy” because these people have one better side than the other. But people who have amblyopia are not lazy and they cannot control their eyes.

Amblyopia starts when one is still young/young children and it is most frequent cause of blindness in children. Approximately 3 out of every 100 kids get affected by this disease. The good news about this ailment is that early treatment can yield positive outcomes, as it can prevent long lasting vision problems.


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