What is the difference between Esotropia and Amblyopia?

The difference between esotropia and amblyopia

is that "esotropia" is a form of strabismus in which one or both eyes turn inward and "amblyopia" is dimness or blurring of the eyesight due to a fault in transmission of signals to the brain from an otherwise healthy eye.

esotropia

amblyopia

Noun

  • A form of strabismus in which one or both eyes turn(s) inward.

Related terms

  • exotropia

Exemple

  • Synonym: cross-eye

Noun

  • dimness or blurring of the eyesight due to a fault in transmission of signals to the brain from an otherwise healthy eye.
  • A disorder of visual development in which the brain partially or wholly ignores input from one or both eyes.

Related terms

  • amblyope
  • amblyopic