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A 23-year-old member asked:

Can prisms in glasses help correct strabismus or lazy eye, or just make it less noticeable?

2 doctor answers3 doctors weighed in
Dr. Richard Rosen
Ophthalmology 37 years experience
Yes: Prisms can help correct double vision in some cases.
Dr. Theodore Wu
Ophthalmology 23 years experience
Prism: Prism can help correct lazy eye and strabismus. They are very useful in this regard.
Last updated Jan 20, 2017
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