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How many people suffer from amblyopia?

Amblyopia is a very common childhood condition, which normally continues into adulthood when not treated early. It's the most common cause of decreased vision in children and also the most common single-eye vision impairment for those in the middle-age group. Currently, it affects two to three percent of children.

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Who is most at risk for amblyopia?
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Can amblyopia be prevented?
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