Amblyopia/Ambliopía

What Is Amblyopia?

Lazy eye (amblyopia) is decreased vision that results from abnormal visual development in infancy and early childhood, left untreated, vision loss may range from mild to severe.

Symptoms

  • Poor depth perception
  • An eye that wanders inward or outward
  • Eyes that may not appear to work together

When Should It Be Diagnosed?

  • Newborns
  • Infants
  • Toddlers

Causes/Types

  • Strabismus
  • Refractive
  • Deprivation

Treatments

  • Eyedrops
  • Eye patches
  • Corrective eyewear