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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Non-working = lazy: Lazy eye refers to several issues that can cause the brain to quit accepting input from an affected eye, so it is not working =lazy. Example: 1 eye p ... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience Pediatrics
Lazy eye: If not treated a lazy eye can get worse
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 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
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mary Ann Block
31 years experience General Practice
Lack of binocularity: When your 2 eyes don't work together to make one picture, you see double. So your brain stops 1 eye from working so the good eye an see one picture. T ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Noha Ekdawi
15 years experience Ophthalmology
It really depends: It depends on the cause and on age. You need to schedule an appointment with an ophthalmologist nearby.
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sarah Helfand
36 years experience Pediatrics
Yes.: First of all, it depends on the age of the patient. Possible solutions include glasses, patching, or surgery. Talk to your ophthalmologist (not opto ... Read More
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dean Bonsall
26 years experience Pediatric Ophthalmology
Yes: Yes.
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tim Conrad
33 years experience Ophthalmology
No treatment: There is no effective treatment for a lazy eye in an adult.
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Djamchid Lotfi
57 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 52-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

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