They are often associated with anisometropia and both of these conditions are thought to predispose children to developing amblyopia.
It is thought to be caused by hypermetropia and/or anisometropia as well as by the various types of squint.
hypermetropia and/or anisometropia as well as by the various types of squint.
Anisometropia. A difference of refractive states exists between the two eyes (in other words, a difference in prescription between the two eyes).
This form of examination can help diagnose anisometropia.
It is important that any anisometropia and refractive problems be treated initially, because sometimes amblyopia can be resolved with glasses alone.
Peripheral vision is improved with contact lenses, especially for those with high degrees of myopia or who have anisometropia.
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