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Can a lazy eye be caused by a hit to the eye

A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Shatz
25 years experience Ophthalmology
Maybe: If the injury occured as a young child, it could have led to muscle damage that misaligned the eye, or scar or cataract that blocked the eye's vision. ... Read More

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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
36 years experience Family Medicine
See your doctor: This problem can only be solved by seeing your octor and being evaluated face-to-face. After a thorough examination, your doctor should be able to te ... Read More
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Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Depends on situation: The brain uses both eyes equally giving depth perception & peripheral vision. If one eye is weaker or doesn't line up the image, the brain begins to ... Read More
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Patrick Chan
12 years experience Lasik Surgery
Possibly: It is certainly possible that your eyes remain slightly misaligned after strabismus surgery. It depends on how your eyes have developed as well as any ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Kira
20 years experience Ophthalmology
It can be.: Often, after surgery some residual strabismus may be noticed or even a slight overcorrection may be present. Usually, if mild, this presents little p ... Read More
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Turning off vision: The human brain utilized the input of both eyes to aid in depth perception/distance etc. As a child grows, their eyes may have different strength, or ... Read More
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Dr. Jeffrey Whitman
44 years experience Ophthalmology
Beyojnd : Beyojnd what you have already done, the best thing you can do is to where the best eye correction in terms of glasses or contacts.
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Yelena Kipervas
22 years experience Family Medicine
No: Lazy eye is weakness of the eye muscles can't happen from astigmatism. You can't get blind from astigmatism also.
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Djamchid Lotfi
57 years experience Neurology
Old photo: See an old photograph. !
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Non-working = lazy: Lazy eye refers to several issues that can cause the brain to quit accepting input from an affected eye, so it is not working =lazy. Example: 1 eye p ... Read More
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