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
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(15) determined that patients with anisometropic amblyopia (n=44) had a higher rate of fusion and stereopsis compared to patients with strabismic amblyopia (n=45).
Binocular fixation pattern and visual acuity in children with strabismic amblyopia. J Pediatr Ophthalmol Strabismus.
Caglar, "Thickness of the retinal nerve fiber layer, macular thickness, and macular volume in patients with strabismic amblyopia," Journal of Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabi5mu5, vol.
Evaluation of the functions of the parvocellular and magnocellular pathways in strabismic amblyopia. J Pediatr Ophthalmol Strabismus.
Comparison between anisometropic and strabismic amblyopia using functional magnetic resonance imaging.
Spatio-temporal interactions in anisometropic and strabismic amblyopia. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci.
[12] Spectralis OCT 8 S: strabismic amblyopia; A: anisometropic amblyopia; AL: axial length; AHRQ: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality.
Similarly in Attebal et al study done on adult population, prevalence of anisometrpic amblyopia (50%) was to higher when compare to strabismic amblyopia (19 %).
Evaluation of retinal nerve fiber layer thickness in patients with anisometropic and strabismic amblyopia using optical coherence tomography.
Strabismic amblyopia and binocular sensory adaptations
These two reasons together explain why most practitioners do not recommend treatment of strabismic amblyopia after about the age of eight years.