"Amblyopia" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure,
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A nonspecific term referring to impaired vision. Major subcategories include stimulus deprivation-induced amblyopia and toxic amblyopia. Stimulus deprivation-induced amblyopia is a developmental disorder of the visual cortex. A discrepancy between visual information received by the visual cortex from each eye results in abnormal cortical development. STRABISMUS and REFRACTIVE ERRORS may cause this condition. Toxic amblyopia is a disorder of the OPTIC NERVE which is associated with ALCOHOLISM, tobacco SMOKING, and other toxins and as an adverse effect of the use of some medications.
- Lazy Eye
- Eye, Lazy
- Eyes, Lazy
- Lazy Eyes
- Anisometropic Amblyopia
- Amblyopia, Anisometropic
- Amblyopias, Anisometropic
- Anisometropic Amblyopias
- Amblyopia, Developmental
- Amblyopias, Developmental
- Developmental Amblyopia
- Developmental Amblyopias
- Amblyopia, Suppression
- Amblyopias, Suppression
- Suppression Amblyopia
- Suppression Amblyopias
- Stimulus Deprivation-Induced Amblyopia
- Stimulus Deprivation Induced Amblyopia
- Amblyopia, Stimulus Deprivation-Induced
- Amblyopia, Stimulus Deprivation Induced
- Amblyopias, Stimulus Deprivation-Induced
- Deprivation-Induced Amblyopia, Stimulus
- Deprivation-Induced Amblyopias, Stimulus
- Stimulus Deprivation-Induced Amblyopias
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