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Will my child show symptoms if affected by amblyopia?

Diana Meeks
Diana Meeks on behalf of Sigma Nursing
Family Practitioner

As amblyopia often begins affecting sight from an early age, symptoms are not always obvious. A child might not realize anything's wrong, especially if their sight isn't greatly affected. They may not show the common symptoms of squinting or covering the weak eye. You may need to depend on regular check-ups to look for signs of amblyopia.

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