Lazy Eye: Causes, Symptoms, and Diagnosis
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What causes lazy eye? 3 possible conditions

The medical term for lazy eye is “amblyopia.” Lazy eye occurs when your brain favors one eye, often due to poor vision in your other eye. Eventually, your brain might ignore signals from your weak or “lazy” eye. The condition can result in vision impairment... Read more

See a list of possible causes in order from the most common to the least.



Strabismus is a disorder in which the eyes do not line up in the same direction. People with strabismus cannot look at the same object or place with both eyes at the same time. The condition is often referred to a...

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Astigmatism is a common vision problem caused by an error in the shape of the cornea.

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Turner Syndrome (Monosomy X)

Turner syndrome is a genetic condition caused by an abnormality on one of your sex chromosomes. It is also called monosomy X.

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