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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.
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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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