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Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
Maybe/not: The eyes function like parallel cameras,sending a slightly different image to the brain allowing depth perception. If one eye is weaker or misdirected ... Read More

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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tim Conrad
34 years experience Ophthalmology
Yes: If your blind eye is not aligned with the other one, then this can be improved with surgery or with Botox injections.
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
Confusing question: Proper vision requires brain input of 2 similar sharp images by well aligned eyeballs.If one eye is sharper than the other, or alignment is bad,the br ... Read More
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Dr. Mrunalini Parvataneni
27 years experience ADHD and Autism
It may recur: The probability is about 20-40%
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
58 years experience Pediatrics
Lazy eye: If not treated a lazy eye can get worse
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Djamchid Lotfi
58 years experience Neurology
Obviously!: Lazy eye is the term reserved for diminution or loss of vision due to not using an eye this usually due to strabismus not corrected in the first 18 m ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Constad
41 years experience Ophthalmology
No: A lazy eye usually develops during the first three months of life. However early childhood trauma or disease affecting one or both eyes before the age ... Read More
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A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jay Bradley
18 years experience LASIK Surgery
Lazy eye: I assume that your lazy eye is drifting out of alignment and becoming noticeable. See an eye doctor who specializes in strabismus and get it fixed.
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
Rx May help: Ambliopia is the process where the brain ignores the "camera" picture from one eye because it is less clear or causes double vision. It can sometimes ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tim Conrad
34 years experience Ophthalmology
Depends on what: You mean by "lazy eye". Yes, you can develop a droopy eyelid in adulthood, yes, you can develop misaligned eyes in adulthood. No, you cannot develo ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Eichenbaum
48 years experience Ophthalmology
Patch good eye: Over the years, the most consistant approach has been to patch the good eye to encourage greater use of the weaker, "lazy eye". Where this is not poss ... Read More
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