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Amblyopia vs. Anisometropia

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Amblyopianoun

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

Anisometropianoun

(ophthalmology) A condition in which the two eyes of an individual have different refractive power.

Amblyopianoun

A disorder of visual development in which the brain partially or wholly ignores input from one or both eyes.

Anisometropianoun

Unequal refractive power in the two eyes.

Amblyopianoun

Weakness of sight, without and opacity of the cornea, or of the interior of the eye; the first degree of amaurosis.

Anisometropianoun

difference in the refractive power of the two eyes

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Amblyopianoun

visual impairment without apparent organic pathology

Anisometropia

Anisometropia is when two eyes have unequal refractive power. Generally, a difference in power of two diopters or more is the accepted threshold to label the condition anisometropia.

Amblyopia

Amblyopia, also called lazy eye, is a disorder of sight in which the brain fails to process inputs from one eye and over time favors the other eye. It results in decreased vision in an eye that otherwise typically appears normal.

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