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8 year old kid lazy eye

A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Kira
21 years experience Ophthalmology
Generally No: The vast majority of visual development is complete by age 7 or 8. Some improvement in vision may be attained at ages up to 18 or so but the gains ar ... Read More
Dr. Stephen Hamilton
32 years experience Ophthalmology
Not likely: The best thing you can do is do everything you can to protect the good eye.

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A 2-year-old male asked:
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegab answered
40 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Yes: you need to see a pediatric ophthalmologist for evaluation and reassurance, ask your pediatrician for referral, wish you both wellness
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A male asked:
Dr. Sayed Jovkar
30 years experience Ophthalmology
The : The most important thing is to have an exact diagnosis with your eye doctor. Lazy eye or the technical term (amblyopia) refers to a vision deficienc ... Read More
Dr. Johnstone Kim
14 years experience Retinal Surgery
No: Lazy eye or amblyopia is a condition that can be treated in childhood but cannot be treated as an adult. Remember though, that you should get your ey ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Deepak Raja
18 years experience Ophthalmology
"Lazy : "lazy eye" tends to mean different things to different people. If you mean amblyopia (which is what it sounds like), it means that the brain begins f ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Kira
21 years experience Ophthalmology
Yes: This type of surgery called adult strabismus repair is done frequently. The goal is not to improve vision (although it may) but is rather to improve ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Kira
21 years experience Ophthalmology
Generally No: The vast majority of visual development is complete by age 7 or 8. Some improvement in vision may be attained at ages up to 18 or so but the gains ar ... Read More
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tim Conrad
34 years experience Ophthalmology
You are lucky: He is still young enough for treatment. Take him asap to see a pediatric ophthalmologist. If you don't, he will have a blind eye forever.
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michelle Karten
22 years experience Pediatrics
Yes: See a neuro-ophthalmologist, a doctor who specializes in treatment of strabismus - or lazy eye. There are doctors who specialize in this in Philadelph ... Read More
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
32 years experience Psychiatry
Lazy eye: Some treatments are Corrective eyewear, Eye patches, Eye drops of atropine, or Surgery.
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
Define "lazy eye": Most use the term for vision loss from one eye but some do for an eye that is not in alignment. Surgery can help with an alignment problem in kids a ... Read More

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