strabismic amblyopia


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Related to strabismic amblyopia: lazy eye, strabismus, anisometropic amblyopia, Lazy eye syndrome

stra·bis·mic am·bly·o·pi·a

a suppression of central vision due to the two eyes, pointing in different directions. The two scenes cannot be fused into a single image, so, to avoid confusion, one of the images is suppressed.

strabismic amblyopia

Amblyopia secondary to malalignment of the eyes. In this condition the brain suppresses the visual image from the deviating eye to prevent double vision. About 50% of childhood amblyopia is strabismic.
See also: amblyopia