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Is there anything I can do to prevent my lazy eye from drifting

A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Shatz
25 years experience Ophthalmology
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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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Goldstein
30 years experience Ophthalmology
Full exam: Patching, glasses and/or surgery can help. A full exam for lazy eye includes looking for signs of and causes of lazy eye. These include a big differen ... Read More
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Kim
Dr. John Kim answered
21 years experience Ophthalmology
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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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Benjamin Chun
27 years experience Ophthalmology
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 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edwin Schuller
44 years experience Family Medicine
Genetic: You are what you are.
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A 48-year-old male asked:
Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
22 years experience Family Medicine
Find the reason: If you are bothered by floaters and there is no definite diagnosis, you will need to be seen to make sure there is nothing going on. Some floaters may ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sami Kamjoo
14 years experience Retinal Surgery
Depends on cause: Are you having dry eye symptoms? Have you had lasik? Any history of eye infections? Is it in both eyes? Start off by using an ointment at nigh ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Aaron Haug
13 years experience Neurology
Certain medications: Vision changes are common in migraine, though you should see a doctor if you are actually blind in just one eye, as this is not a common migraine symp ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Oswari
23 years experience Family Medicine
What is causing it?: The more important question is to figure out what is making your eyes blurry. If they are tired from too much reading, or bright lights, then they mus ... Read More
A 54-year-old male asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
51 years experience Ophthalmology
Get regular exams: Eye exercises have not proven to improve vision if the issue is the need for glasses. There are some exercises which can train your eye hand coordina ... Read More
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
It is imperative: that you be evaluated by an ophthalmologist.
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tim Conrad
33 years experience Ophthalmology
No: Lattice degeneration does not typically worsen or even cause problems. Don't worry about it.
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alvin Lin
Dr. Alvin Lin answered
29 years experience Geriatrics
Go see your doctor: More specifically, go see (no pun intended) your optometrist (od) or ophthalmologist (md or do). Your od can make initial assessments but if you truly ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bruce Saran
32 years experience Ophthalmology
Retinal specialist: Bartonella henselae is a bacterial infection from cat scratch disease. This can cause swelling in the optic nerve and occasional leakage of retinal b ... Read More
A 62-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
50 years experience Endocrinology
Eye trouble: Please make an appointment to see an eye doctor. I have been wearing glasses for almost 70 years. I hated it as a kid and my glasses have been changed ... Read More
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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Wieder
34 years experience Ophthalmology
Dermatochalasis: Is an age-related condition in which the eyelid skin and underlying muscles become stretched out and sag. This tends to run in families. It is not d ... Read More
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A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Richard Carlin
49 years experience Ophthalmology
See an eye doctor: There could be many reasons why your vision is getting worse. Before considering treatment it would be a good idea to find out the reason for the chan ... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tim Conrad
33 years experience Ophthalmology
No: They will grow back in about six weeks. Try not to pull them out. See a doctor about your stress if you cannot stop yourself.
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A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Alvin Lin
Dr. Alvin Lin answered
29 years experience Geriatrics
Ortho-K: I'm not aware of anything you can eat or do as exercise to decrease myopia. However, ortho keratology (ortho k) is a temporary reshaping of cornea tha ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Adam Smith
16 years experience Internal Medicine
Pink Eye vs Other: An irritated and watery eye usually represents a mild form of conjunctivitis, or pinkeye. The irritation is often accompanied by crusting around the ... Read More
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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stephen Gordon
42 years experience Dentistry
What's the cause?: Are you clenching & grinding your teeth? Then a dentist made guard can help. Are your teeth chipping /breaking from harmful habits - like ice chewing ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tim Conrad
33 years experience Ophthalmology
Maybe: There is surgery available to reduce the nystagmus. Also Botox injected behind the eye can slow it as well. These techniques can improve vision in s ... Read More

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