deprivation amblyopia


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sen·so·ry am·bly·o·pi·a

a suppression of central vision in an eye due to poor image formation; for example, by a corneal scar, a cataract, or a droopy eyelid.

deprivation amblyopia

Amblyopia resulting from nonuse of the eye. It is usually secondary to an organic problem such as cataract or ptosis.
See also: amblyopia