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Is it normal for my operated lazy eye to look lazy only in the mirror

A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Shatz
25 years experience 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

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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Hamid Sajjadi
39 years experience 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 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 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 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Shatz
25 years experience 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
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Define "lazy eye": Some use this for eyes that don't line up while for others use it for a vision loss condition called amblyopia.Poor alignment is just one factor that ... Read More
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 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
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Kira
20 years experience 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 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Confusing question: Lazy eye is a lay term for a medical issue called amblyopia, where the brain turns off the input of an eye that gives a blurry or double vision input. ... Read More
A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tim Conrad
33 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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