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Amblyopia, otherwise known as lazy eye, is a disorder of the visual system that is characterized by poor or indistinct vision in an eye that is otherwise physically normal, or out of proportion to associated structural abnormalities. It has been estimated to affect 1–5% of the population.
Electronic shutter eyeglasses may be alternative treatment for amblyopic children in future

Electronic shutter eyeglasses may be alternative treatment for amblyopic children in future

Abnormal vision in childhood can affect development of brain areas responsible for attention

Abnormal vision in childhood can affect development of brain areas responsible for attention

Researchers develop simple method to predict premature infants at risk for retinopathy

Researchers develop simple method to predict premature infants at risk for retinopathy

'Lazy eye' could be treated with wearable augmented-reality technology

'Lazy eye' could be treated with wearable augmented-reality technology

Researchers rejuvenate plasticity of the mouse brain by manipulating one gene

Researchers rejuvenate plasticity of the mouse brain by manipulating one gene

Five things that parents should know about pediatric eye surgery requiring anesthesia

Five things that parents should know about pediatric eye surgery requiring anesthesia

Repetitive training improves stereo processing time in young athletes

Repetitive training improves stereo processing time in young athletes

Researchers find dressmakers to have superior needle-sharp stereoscopic vision

Researchers find dressmakers to have superior needle-sharp stereoscopic vision

New research recasts timeline for development of the brain's vision-processing center

New research recasts timeline for development of the brain's vision-processing center

Visual cortex of the brain develops gradually throughout life, study reveals

Visual cortex of the brain develops gradually throughout life, study reveals

UofL ophthalmic scientist receives grant for improving recovery from amblyopia

UofL ophthalmic scientist receives grant for improving recovery from amblyopia

Trifocal lenses: the best chance of true spectacle independence?

Trifocal lenses: the best chance of true spectacle independence?

Understanding brain circuit development: an interview with Dr Hollis Cline

Understanding brain circuit development: an interview with Dr Hollis Cline

New UAB study shows connection between ADHD and vision problems in children

New UAB study shows connection between ADHD and vision problems in children

New treatment for adults with lazy eye one step closer to reality

New treatment for adults with lazy eye one step closer to reality

Incidence of childhood myopia has more than doubled over last 50 years among American children

Incidence of childhood myopia has more than doubled over last 50 years among American children

Study identifies amblyopia as key factor for poor reading in school-age children

Study identifies amblyopia as key factor for poor reading in school-age children

Study: Programmable electronic glasses help improve vision in children diagnosed with lazy eye

Study: Programmable electronic glasses help improve vision in children diagnosed with lazy eye

New approaches to treating amblyopia

New approaches to treating amblyopia

Laser eye surgery: a glimpse into the future - An interview with Professor Dan Reinstein

Laser eye surgery: a glimpse into the future - An interview with Professor Dan Reinstein