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Treating lazy eye (amblyopia)

Many children are diagnosed with a condition called amblyopia, more commonly known as “lazy eye.” This condition can develop in one or both eyes. It causes the images from one eye to be preferred by the brain, ignoring the images of the other. If left untreated, especially in the younger years where early vision development […]

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Understanding amblyopia

With the team at Thom Eye and Laser Clinic, patients of the Fargo, ND area have access to the care they need for a range of eye health concerns. Children and adults who are dealing with a “lazy eye” will often receive a definitive diagnosis of their condition called “amblyopia.” Understanding the condition and the […]

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Understanding amblyopia

Dr. Steve Thom is an ophthalmologist that works routinely with patients who have common eye concerns. One condition, called amblyopia, can occur in early childhood. Also known as “lazy eye,” this condition causes images to be ignored by the brain, resulting in poor depth perception, sensitivity to low contract, and reduced sensitivity to motion. Some […]

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Pediatric Eye Care Concerns That Can Be Addressed at Thom Eye and Laser Clinic

At Thom Eye and Laser Clinic, we not only assist adults with their eye care needs, but we also provide pediatric eye care services. This includes the diagnosis and treatment of conditions that may occur in children, such as strabismus, ptosis, or amblyopia. Strabismus – this condition is known as cross-eyes. It is a visual […]

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Amblyopia (Lazy Eye) Fargo, ND

What Is Amblyopia?

Dr. Steve Thom of Fargo, ND is an ophthalmologist who deals with patients of all ages who have conditions that require care and attention. One condition seen in his practice that often develops in childhood is that of amblyopia. What is amblyopia? Amblyopia is the medical term for the condition often known as “lazy eye.” […]

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