Aiming for better vision and health

In plain sight: ‘The lazy eye condition could go undetected in most cases as the eye appears normal for most children, ’ says Dr Norazah. (Inset) Glaucoma surgeon Dr Lee.

PETALING JAYA: A Health Ministry study shows that 7% of Malaysian preschool children have “lazy eye”, according to a specialist.

ParkCity Medical Centre consultant ophthalmologist and paediatric ophthalmologist Dr Norazah Abdul Rahman said that lazy eye or amblyopia means decreased vision in one or both eyes due to abnormal development of vision during infancy or early childhood.

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