dimness of sight, without apparent organic defect.
Historical Examples

The occurrence of amblyopia as a result of non-use has been deductively constructed and is not inductively proved by observation.
Schweigger on Squint C. Schweigger

Leber has recently joined those cases which are described as blindness through blepharospasm, to amblyopia from disuse.
Schweigger on Squint C. Schweigger

They are often preceded by strabismus, with or without ptosis; the strabismus, is usually accompanied by amblyopia.
Neuralgia and the Diseases that Resemble it Francis E. Anstie

There is thus caused a symmetrical weakening of vision (amblyopia) in the opposite fields.
Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 10, Slice 1 Various

After this digression let us turn again to amblyopia from disuse, and to the last trump which is played for it.
Schweigger on Squint C. Schweigger

amblyopia and some loss of hearing also occurred, as well as mental failure.
Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 9, Slice 7 Various

impaired vision with no discernible damage to the eye or optic nerve

1706, “weakening of the eyesight,” medical Latin, from Greek amblyopia “dim-sightedness,” noun of action from amblys “dulled, blunt” + ops “eye” (see eye (n.)). Related: Amblyopic.

amblyopia am·bly·o·pi·a (ām’blē-ō’pē-ə)
Dimness of vision, especially when occurring in one eye without apparent physical defect or disease.
am’bly·o’pic (-ō’pĭk, -ŏp’ĭk) adj.


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