Health Project about Amblyopia



Submitted by Anonymous (not verified) on Fri, 04/21/2017 - 20:48
United States
Did you perform any surgery for the eyes?
Do you suffer from pre-existing illnesses in the eye?

I have amblyopia

Do you suffer from any diseases in the body?
Do you use any eye drops?
Do you use any eye drops?





I am an 8th grader . I am doing a research project on Amblyopia and I was hoping you could answer some questions.

What age group do you often find Amblyopia?

On a day to day basis how many kids with Amblyopia do you diagnose ?

Do many kids get surgery to get it fixed or do they use a patch?

Can you prevent amblyopia from happening?

Do you think Amblyopia affects someone's learning?



What is one important thing for people to know about Amblyopia?

Do you think Amblyopia is important to know about?

Thank you and write back as soon as possible



Thanks of your Questions



1- About 20% of patients have amblyopia in my clinic

2- Most of them are treated with eyeglasses and patching of the strong eye. Few of them need surgery

3- You can prevent amblyopia or decrease the density of amblyopia with early examination of the child. Every child should be examined before the eye 3 years

4- It can affect someone learning if it is in both eyes

5- It can be prevented if the child examined early, before 3 years old

6- Yes. Parents should know about it