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How to prevent your lazy eye from being obvious in picture

A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Benjamin Chun
Ophthalmology 30 years experience
Not sure: If your asking how to make your lazy look normal in pictures, you can't unless you can control your eyes. But if you can do that, it wouldn't be lazy... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Shatz
Ophthalmology 28 years experience
Depends on your age: The younger you are, the more options are available. Glasses tend to be the mainstay in young children, as is surgery. As you get older and your bra... Read More
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Dr. Stephen Hamilton
Ophthalmology 34 years experience
An eye that drifts: When tired will also drift when drinking alcohol. Other than avoiding these things, if the drifting is frequent, surgery can help.
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A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Kim
Dr. John Kimanswered
Ophthalmology 24 years experience
Use contact lenses: There are mainly two types of lazy eyes. One caused by deviation of the eye allignment called "strabismus", and the other caused by signinficant diff... Read More
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Dr. John Destafeno
Ophthalmology 23 years experience
Glasses and exercise: If your vision is not clear and you need glasses, this may help the "lazy" eye remain straight. Sometimes, there needs to be a prism in your glasses ... Read More
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Dr. Johanna Fricke
Pediatrics - Developmental and Behavioral 52 years experience
A child at risk for : amblyopia needs to be evaluated by a Pediatric Ophthalmologist, an M.D. who specializes in eye diseases of childhood. The risk of amblyopia diminishes... Read More
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Dr. Rajesh Kumar
Pediatrics 50 years experience
No need: From what u have written the child does not need glasses. But she does need follow ups with an eye doctor ( ophthalmologist ) every 6 months to make ... Read More
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A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jay Bradley
Cornea, Cataract, & Refractive (LASIK & PRK) Surgery 20 years experience
Strabismus surgery: If your blind eye drifts, you may need strabismus surgery.
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Shari Schabowski
Specializes in Emergency Medicine
Changing: If it is recurring, try exercising both eyes seperately (right then left) and then together by focusing on close objects (at 1 foot) and distant objec... Read More
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A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 48 years experience
Your question ??: If you are refering to lining the eyes up so they point in the same direction, that might be possible with a skilled eye muscle surgery. The other iss... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Schwarzman
Emergency Medicine 46 years experience
Pupil spot: Don't understand what a "yellow spot on the left pupil when taking flash pictures" means. If you regularly see an eye doctor, I doubt this is the caus... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Aarthi Vinca
Ophthalmology 19 years experience
Yes: Lazy eye can get worse. Depending on the source, age of person, and level of vision in the lazy eye, various treatments can be helpful. This can inclu... Read More
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