Purpose: Amblyopia is a leading cause of preventable visual impairment which can have consequences on psychosocial wellbeing. This study aims to find out the prevalence of amblyopia reported in 2018.
Methods: Pubmed was searched for amblyopia prevalence. Relevant articles were reviewed.
Results: Amblyopia prevalence was reported as high as 17.2 of children screened in one study.
Discussions: Prevalence rate of amblyopia can vary significantly between countries as well as certain communities in the same country.