What is the Registry?
The Ohio Amblyope Registry is the first and only statewide program in the United States designed to serve the needs of children with amblyopia, commonly known as “lazy eye,” their families and eye doctors. It is a voluntary registration program to increase knowledge about amblyopia, its treatment and prevention.
Free Services For Ohio Residents
The Ohio Amblyope Registry provides free eye patches for the treatment of amblyopia, free literature about amblyopia and causes, as well as other important services to help families of children with amblyopia.
All services provided by the registry are free of charge* and restricted to Ohio residents**.
** Notice: The link above takes you directly to the Ohio Department of Health (ODH) website to enter your information. The information you provide is owned, managed and maintained by the Ohio Department of Health.
A Partnership to Keep Kids Eyes Healthy
The Ohio Amblyope Registry is part of the Save Our Sight program that receives voluntary contributions from the check-off donation box on Ohio license plate renewal forms. The Registry is a partnership among Ohio’s eye care professionals and the leading children’s hospitals across the state of Ohio.
The Save Our Sight Fund is administered by the Ohio Department of Health . The purpose of this program is to keep kids eyes healthy with prevention, screening, education and support.
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