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A 47-year-old member asked:

Is it possible to get a lazy eye only for a short period of time?

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Dr. Sadiqa Stelzner
Ophthalmology 30 years experience
What do you mean?: What do you mean by lazy eye? Lazy eye 2/2 poor vision or lazy eye 2/2 eye muscle weakness? Person could have an intermittent lazy eye. But it needs an ophthalmologist eval.
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A 22-year-old member asked:

Is it okay to get a lazy eye for short period of time?

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Dr. David Kira
Ophthalmology 23 years experience
Not sure: Amblyopia (lazy eye) is a developmental condition usually from childhood. Once it develops is difficult or if untreated, impossible to reverse.
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A 30-year-old member asked:

Is it possible to get a lazy eye if you were not born that way?

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Dr. Pratip Nag
Pediatrics 20 years experience
Yes : Yes there can be many reasons for acquired lazy eye ie. You got it after having normal eyes. I would have an ophthalmologist do an exam on the eye, since it can be a variety of serious issues.
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Last updated Nov 24, 2012

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