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Amblyopia Glossary

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Anterior Chamber: The space in front of the iris and behind the cornea.

Cornea: The outer, transparent, dome-like structure that covers the iris, pupil, and anterior chamber; part of eye's focusing system.
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Ophthalmologist: A physician who is qualified and especially trained to diagnose and treat all eye and visual system problems, as well as diagnose general diseases of the body. An ophthalmologist prescribes lenses to improve visual acuity.

Visual Acuity: The sharpness of vision, the ability of the eye to distinguish detail.

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yairyahav

Nice blogging, about lazy eye. It generally affects 3-5% toddlers or infants below six years of age. It may lead to permanent loss of vision. If we take care then we can protect our eye from Amblyopia. Now age is not the barrier for the treatment of Amblyopia. Now it can be treated after the age of 9 with neurvision technique.

prabhu12

Hi.I am 51 year old man,i have the same problem.Can you help me please?I need find this doctor. very serious,Thank you

peopleperson1

I am a 51 year old woman that has been wearing a thick left lense since the 6th grade because of Amblyopia. All these years even as an older teenager I was told that in order to correct this I should have been patched and worked with as a young child. A couple of months ago I went to my Eye Doctor and we talked about my lazy eye again. He told me he could help me. Last Wednesday I had eye surgery inserting an artificial lens and I am back at work today. My sight went from 20/400 to 20/40 in my lazy eye. It is amazing what I wasn't seeing and it it wonderful the things I am seeing. Crisp.....everything is crisp. I don't know all the medical terms for what my doctor did, but if you would like more information I am getting all my paperwork together and I will be more informative a little later. My email is peopleperson1@cox.net.

juank

hi, im a 22 year old man. i have very little sight in my right eye and its a lazy eye, can you tell me about this doctor please? thank you so much

Joe23

Hi.Im a 36 year old man,i have the same problem.Can you help me please?I need find this doctor. very serious,Thank you

alpha1940

I've lived with amblyopia a long time. I would really appreciate information on your treatment. I'm very happy for you! Thank you!

jexie

pls tell me how to cure it and tell some other medicines to cure this disease. I'm just 13 yrs old and im too young to be blind. as of now, im wearing contact lenses. pls help me...thanks

Sandhina

amblyopia is not a disease, and if you have that problem, you have to go and see an optometrist for some visual therapy coz unfortunately at your age its very hard to reverse it

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