Malingering is when a person pretends that they have a condition that they do not. Ocular malingering is when a person claims that they cannot see with one or both eyes. Malingering can often be easily disproved with tests.
Self-serving motivation (trying to avoid work, get disability, etc.).
The claim of being unable to see to a degree or totally with one or both eyes.
There are special tests used to find whether or not a person is malingering.
If diagnosed, a psychological or psychiatric evaluation is often suggested.
Treatment is often psychological or psychiatric in nature.