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Refractive amblyopia

refractive amblyopia --> anisometropic amblyopia

A suppression of central vision due to an unequal refractive error (anisometropia) of at least two diopters. This induces a sufficient difference in image size (aniseikonia) that the two images cannot be fused. In order to avoid confusion, the blurrier image is suppressed.

Synonym: refractive amblyopia.


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