You may have heard of the term ‘prism’ in your science classes or maybe just floating around in conversation. You may have seen pictures of a prism triangle with a stream of light entering one side and streams of different colors appearing on the other. Prisms are commonly known to be shapes of glass or […]
What is amblyopia? Dr. Valerie Lam discusses amblyopia or lazy eye. This is a condition in which one or both eyes do not see clearly because they did not properly grow during a critical period of visual development when they were young.
When you were younger, maybe you used to turn both my eyes inwards and stick my tongue out when asked to make a funny face. Your parents may not have been as enthusiastic however. Have you ever heard “your eyes are going to stay stuck like that forever, you’re going to become cross-eyed!” But what is […]
Amblyopia is a condition in which vision is decreased in one or both of the eyes because the brain and the eye(s) are not properly working together. This is also commonly known as having a lazy eye. To see a clear image, both eyes need to work together to send identical images via nerve pathways […]