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Definition of the noun amblyopia

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noun - plural: amblyopias

  1. visual impairment without apparent organic pathology

Alternative definition of the noun amblyopia

noun

  1. dimness or blurring of the eyesight due to a fault in transmission of signals to the brain from an otherwise healthy eye.

Specialised definition of the noun amblyopia

Glossary of healthcare / ophthalmology

the loss of one eye's ability to see details caused by lack of use of that eye in early childhood; as a result, one eye becomes stronger

Phrases with amblyopia

  1. Hydrobiosella amblyopia
  2. Species Hydrobiosella Amblyopia

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for amblyopia

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Google previewCharacterization and Development of Biosystems and Biomaterials (2012)

by Andreas Öchsner, Lucas F. M. da Silva, Holm Altenbach

Amblyopia is the failure in the consolidation of visual acuity unilateral or bilateral due to a lack of stimuli or the presence...

Amblyopia is an uncorrectable decrease in vision with no apparent structural abnormality seen to explain it that in other ...

Google previewTalking Health with Dr. Brian McDonough (1994)

by Brian P. McDonough

Amblyopia is a serious, but reversible, problem in children with strabismus. Amblyopia is the brain's method of preventing double vision. To alleviate the confusion of double vision, the brain selects the clearest image from one eye and ...

Google previewThe Public Health Journal (1917)

The optic nerve is caused to degenerate in such a way that indistinct vision, known as tobacco amblyopia, is the result. No doubt alcohol again could participate, but a pure nicotine amblyopia is a certainty. But if the optic nerve can be injured ...

Google previewSurgical Techniques in Ophthalmology: Strabismus Surgery (2011)

by Ashok Garg, Jorge L Alio

Definition Amblyopia is a unilateral or bilateral decrease of vision for which no obvious cause can be detected by the physical...

Google previewFerri's Clinical Advisor 2015 Elsevieron VitalSource (2014)

5 Books in 1 by Fred F. Ferri

DEFINITION Amblyopia refers to a decrease in vision in one or both eyes in the presence of an otherwise normal ophthalmologic examination. The major types of...

Amblyopia is the leading cause of vision loss in children. It is also the cause of ...

Google previewNeurovision: Neural bases of binocular vision and coordination and their implications in visual training programs (2015)

by Olivier A. Coubard

UK Amblyopia is a cerebral visual impairment considered to derive from abnormal visual experience (e.g., strabismus,

Google previewFerri's Clinical Advisor 2014 (2013)

5 Books in 1 by Fred F. Ferri

DEFINITION Amblyopia refers to a decrease in vision in one or both eyes in the presence of an otherwise normal ophthalmologic examination. The major types of...

Amblyopia is the leading cause of vision loss in children. It is also the cause of ...

Google previewPerceptual Development (1999)

Visual, Auditory, and Speech Perception in Infancy by Alan Slater

Amblyopia is the most common visual disorder of childhood, afflicting between 2 % and 5% of the world's population. There is a critical period during which the developing visual system is most at risk: although "amblyogenic" factors may arise ...

Google previewThe Chemist-optician (1908)

A Survey of the Theory and Practice of Visual Optics, Especially with Reference to Sight-testing and Spectacle Fitting

Amblyopia is the name given to feebleness of vision from diminished nerve power. Constitutional debility, certain...

Tobacco amblyopia is a well— recognised disorder of the eyes caused by excessive use of tobacco. The sight is misty, and an ...

Google previewThe 5-Minute Clinical Consult 2014 (2013)

by Frank J. Domino, Robert A. Baldor, Jeremy Golding, Jill A. Grimes

DESCRIPTION r Amblyopia is a reduction in visual acuity as a result of abnormal visual development in the absence of a structural or pathologic abnormality of the eye; it cannot be corrected by eyeglasses or contact lenses. r The abnormality ...

Google previewThe 5-Minute Clinical Consult Premium 2015 (2014)

by Frank J. Domino, Robert A. Baldor, Jeremy Golding, Jill A. Grimes

DESCRIPTION r Amblyopia is a reduction in visual acuity as a result of abnormal visual development in the absence of a structural or pathologic abnormality of the eye; it cannot be corrected by eyeglasses or contact lenses. r The abnormality ...

Google previewDeJong's The Neurologic Examination (2012)

by William W. Campbell

The term amblyopia refers to impaired vision due to an organic process in the absence of a demonstrable lesion. The mechanism is poorly understood. Suppression amblyopia is the visual impairment in one eye due to preferential use of the ...

Google previewThe Jewelers' Circular and Horological Review (1898)

Toxic Amblyopia is that form or variety of dull sight brought about by the poisonous effects of certain substances made upon...

Google previewOxford Handbook of Ophthalmology (2014)

by Alastair Denniston, Philip Murray

Amblyopia is a developmental defect of central visual processing, leading to reduced visual form sense. In essence, during the first 6y of life, our capacity for high-level vision is vulnerable. Anything less than perfect, balanced foveal images ...

Google previewMachinery of the Mind (2013)

Data, Theory, and Speculations About Higher Brain Function by JOHN

Amblyopia is the suppression of the function of one eye, originally because of unsurmountable differences between the two eyes. Apparently low vision in itself is not a cause of real malfunctioning because the achromat's vision does not show ...

Google previewPathophysiology - Elsevieron VitalSource (2014)

The Biologic Basis for Disease in Adults and Children by Kathryn L. McCance, Sue E. Huether

Amblyopia is a reduction or dimness of vision for unknown reasons.

Google previewPrevention in Clinical Practice (2012)

by D.H. Becker, L.B. Gardner

Amblyopia is a reduction in visual acuity related PREVENTABLE VISUAL LOSS 283 Costs Diabetic Retinopathy.

Google previewDictionary of Optometry and Visual Science (2014)

by Michel Millodot

For example, stimulus deprivation amblyopia is the preferred term in the UK, whereas image degradation amblyopia is favoured in the USA. Some synonyms also appear within a definition and are then given in brackets. Cross-references ...

Google previewConvergent Strabismus (2012)

by L.E. Evens

The term functional amblyopia is a pleonasm (14) but we still have to use the adjective “functional”, because in the ophthalmological literature (especially French literature) amblyopia is still used in general sense to indicate low visual acuity.

Google previewe-Study Guide for: Borishs Clinical Refraction (2012)

Medicine, Ophthalmology by Cram101 Textbook Reviews

Toxic amblyopia: Toxic amblyopia is a condition where a toxic reaction in the optic nerve results in visual loss. Various poisonous substances may cause the condition as ...

Google previewRehabilitation of Visual Disorders After Brain Injury (2010)

2nd Edition by Josef Zihl

Homonymous amblyopia refers to homonymous visual field defects, which are characterised by depressed light sensitivity and loss of colour and form vision in the affected homonymous field region. Detection of moving visual stimuli may be ...

Google previewThe Travels of a Happy Hooligan (2013)

The World War II Memories of Frank A. Smith, Jr. by Frank A. Smith, Jr.

The condition is called Amblyopia or Lazy Eye and it can be corrected to some degree, but usually the correction has to be done prior to age 14, in later years it was determined that the therapy had to be done before the age of four to have any ...

Google previewFMRI Studies of Amblyopia: Pediatric and Adult Perspectives (2005)

Amblyopia is an important and clinically relevant disorder of visual development, which results in significant visual impairment for 1-3% of the population. The experiments in this study were designed to meet three separate objectives; the ...

Google previewPerceptual-motor Behavior in Down Syndrome (2000)

by Daniel J. Weeks, Romeo Chua, Digby Elliott

Amblyopia refers to a condition of reduced eyesight despite optimal refractive correction in the absence of any overt pathology. Its etiology is well understood — cells within primary visual cortex (VI) require retinal stimulation in the earliest ...

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