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Is gender a risk factor for amblyopia?

Diana Meeks
Diana Meeks on behalf of Sigma Nursing
Family Practitioner

Amblyopia can be caused by a number of factors, but gender does not appear to be one of them. Children most commonly developed this condition early in life if it runs in their family or they suffer from other developmental conditions. It is treatable.

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