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What Causes Amblyopia?


Trauma to the eye at any age can cause amblyopia, as well as a strong uncorrected refractive error (nearsightedness or farsightedness) or strabismus. It’s important to correct amblyopia as early as possible, before the brain learns to entirely ignore vision in the affected eye.