Amblyopia in Children

Amblyopia in Children

Amblyopia is a subject matter which is widely encountered, widely discussed, but lesser known. It is difficult to realize, and when it is realized it is generally too late for treatment. Amblyopia is one of the easiest diseases to cure if a diagnosis can be made in time. In spite of that amblyopia is not a significant disease holding nerve stratum and nerve track of the eye, it can be defined as a person’s inability to increase his/her sighting. Mechanism of formation emerges as unused nerve turns into idle condition. Namely, a vision from frontal refractive settings of the eye cannot get through the nerve stratum, or if it will be occur in a blurred way, then amblyopia emerges in that person. Circumstances that cause amblyopia should immediately be prevented and visual nerve should be started to be stimulated. These reasons are as follows:


-Anisometropia (existence of much distinction than number 1 between two eyes or separately high astigmatic, myopic or hypermetropia in every single eye),

-Other eye diseases (Diseases about refractive settings such as cornea, iris, lens and vitreus in denseness or abnormal position) It’s the most frequently seen type is cataract. Moreover, palpebra looseness creates amblyopia by shutting ptosis.

Treatment of amblyopia may be practiced until the age of 10 at first step. As the treatment starts earlier, the result will be successful that much. The most succeeded results are accomplished until the age of 6. As long as diagnosis of amblyopia is made in time, intactus eye is covered and a signal of blurred eye can also see is transmitted to brain. Recovery of sight ability in the eye gradually is aimed. Later, by given a glass, healthy usage of both eyes is provided.

Update Date : 25-04-2022

We position cookies limited to the purposes in the data policy and in accordance with the legislation. For details, you can review the Cookie Policy Clarification Text Cookie Policy. Admit it