A 46-year-old member asked:
Will eye patching help strabismus?
1 doctor answer
Dr. Richard Bensinger answered
51 years experience in Ophthalmology
Improve vision: In childhood strabismus, patching is used when the brain starts to ignore the vision from one eye. A patch is placed over the better eye to force the brain to pay attention to the vision from the supressed eye. This is why you can see children wearing eyepatches at times.
Answered on Mar 26, 2013
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