Visual asymmetry without any particular cause, which corresponds rather to a lack of use. Only one eye works. Without treatment, the weak eye can lose its effectiveness completely.
Attention, amblyopia can go unnoticed. Perform a simple test. Hide your baby's eyes in turn. Occlusion of a healthy eye immediately leads to avoidance. Your child defends himself, throws his head back. Conversely if you hide a lazy eye, you will get no reaction.
The correction is simple and consists of hiding the good eye to make work that works bad. Around six months, an occlusion of twenty minutes to half an hour a day for a few weeks is enough to restore normal visual acuity. At two years, several hours a day can be essential.
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