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Top : Health : Conditions and Diseases : Eye Disorders : Amblyopia (14 web sites)
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AAPOS: Amblyopia
Information from the American Association for Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus about Amblyopia and treatment options, including patching and surgery.
http://www.aapos.org/terms/conditions/21

About Amblyopia. What is Lazy Eye?
Information for parents from an expert eye doctor. Discusses all treatment options, diagnosis and eye muscle surgery.
http://www.strabismus.org/amblyopia_lazy_eye.html

Alaska Blind Child Discovery
A research initiative in Alaska dedicated to amblyopia and other childhood vision disorders. Includes news about amblyopia research, vision screeners and information for parents and patients.
http://www.abcd-vision.org/

Amblyopia ("Lazy Eye") FAQs
Frequently Asked Questions about amblyopia, or "lazy eye." Discusses the prevalence of amblyopia, detecting symptoms through pediatric vision screening and treatment options.
http://www.iscreenvision.com/faqs/amblyopia-lazy-eye

Amblyopia: What Is Lazy Eye?
Information from the American Academy of Ophthalmology's EyeSmart site about the symptoms, causes, diagnosis, and treatment for amblyopia.
http://www.geteyesmart.org/eyesmart/diseases/amblyopia.cfm

American Family Physician: Amblyopia
Article from this peer-reviewed and evidence-based clinical journal about amblyopia causes, screening, diagnosis and treatment.
http://www.aafp.org/afp/2007/0201/p361.html

Guidelines for automated preschool vision screening
Updated guidelines from pediatric ophthalmologists for automated preschool vision screening to detect amblyopia risk factors.
http://www.jaapos.org/article/S1091-8531(12)00398-9/fulltext

Instrument-Based Pediatric Vision Screening Policy Statement
A joint policy statement from medical professional societies describing the use of automated vision screening technology to screen for amblyopia risk factors in children.
http://pediatrics.aappublications.org/content/130/5/983.full

Manatee Eye Clinic - Lazy Eyes and Crossed Eyes
Information about "lazy eye", strabismus, double vision, eye muscle surgery, and patching treatment by pediatric ophthalmologist, Dr. Scott Silverman.
http://www.youreyedoctors.com/LMAcrossedeyes.html

NHS Choices: Lazy Eye
Provides information on this condition, also known as amblyopia. Includes a short video and details of symptoms, causes, diagnosis, treatment and complications.
http://www.nhs.uk/conditions/Lazy-eye/

National Eye Institute - Amblyopia Resource Guide
Provides patient information. Find out about causes, and treatments, research studies, and resources.
http://www.nei.nih.gov/health/amblyopia/

Pediatric Eye Disease Investigator Group (PEDIG)
PEDIG is a collaborative network dedicated to facilitating multicenter clinical research in amblyopia and other childhood eye disorders.
http://pedig.jaeb.org/

USPTF: Screening for Visual Impairment in Children Ages 1 to 5 Years
U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) recommendations on screening for visual impairment in children to detect amblyopia or its risk factors.
http://www.uspreventiveservicestaskforce.org/uspstf/uspsvsch.htm