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Relating to, or suffering from, amblyopia.
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Relating to, or suffering from, amblyopia.
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(am?ble-o'pe-a) [ ambly- + -opia]
Unilateral or bilateral decrease of best corrected vision in an otherwise healthy eye, commonly due to asymmetric refractive error or strabismus. amblyopic (-o'pik), adjective

crossed amblyopia

Amblyopia of one eye with hemianesthesia of the opposite side of the face. Synonym: amblyopia cruciata

amblyopia cruciata

Crossed amblyopia.

deprivation amblyopia

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

amblyopia ex anopsia

Amblyopia resulting from disuse. It usually occurs in one eye and is associated with convergent squint or very poor visual acuity.

refractive amblyopia

Unequal vision resulting from large refractive errors between the two eyes.

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.

toxic amblyopia

Amblyopia due to the effects of alcohol, tobacco, lead, drugs, or other toxic substances.

uremic amblyopia

Amblyopia during a uremic attack.
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