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Does eye patching for cross eyes cause any pain?

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Dr. Azhar Salahuddin answered

Specializes in Ophthalmology

No: Patching is not done for crossed eyes, per se. It's for treating a lazy eye and forcing you to use it by blocking the other eye. Once the eye strenghthens (ie, neural connections develop), the crossed eyes can improve since now the brain is getting input from both eyes. But no, patching should not be painful.

Answered 5/25/2012

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