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Is it normal for my contacts to make me look like I have a lazy eye

A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Shatz
25 years experience in Ophthalmology
No: If you have an underlying tendancy for an eye to turn in or out when tired, an improper prescription contact lens may bring this out. Otherwise, it w ... Read More

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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Diamond
45 years experience in Pediatrics
Pseudostrabismus: You may have something called " pseudostrabismus". This is caused by the physical structure, shape and folds of your eyes and nose which give a false ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Kira
20 years experience in Ophthalmology
It can be: Many cases of amblyopia are due to differences in refraction between the eyes or grossly out of focus eyes. Sometimes, it is caused by farsightedness ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tim Conrad
33 years experience in Ophthalmology
Yes: However the contacts will not make you see better than you do with glasses.
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Wieder
34 years experience in Ophthalmology
Amblyopia: Or lazy eye occurs when one eye cannot be corrected to as good a vision level as the other, but there are no structural abnormalities present. Amblyo ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Hamid Sajjadi
39 years experience in Ophthalmology
Yes but not at your: Age. The sooner the treatment starts the better the results. If completely treated by age 4 ; eyes are straight then you develop 3d vision ; may bec ... Read More
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience in Pediatrics
Depends on variables: Amblyopia (lazy eye) is the process where the brain ignores the "camera" picture from one eye because it is less clear or causes double vision. It can ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
51 years experience in Ophthalmology
Usually: A drifting eye is one that most likely does not see well and has not done so since childhood. Since it does not have good vision to keep it in alignm ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Shatz
25 years experience in Ophthalmology
Not really: It may be that you are looking critically at yourself, while others are not noticing what you are seeing. If you and a friend look at yourself at the ... Read More
A 25-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Kira
20 years experience in Ophthalmology
They can: If the root cause of amblyopia is due to poor focus, astigmatism or eyes turning in (esotropia) from accommodation then glasses and / or contact lense ... Read More

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