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A 43-year-old female asked:

I spend 50 hrs per week looking a computer screen. can i wear an eye patch to cover my good eye for one full day of use? i rarely use my lazy eye.

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Dr. Brad Goldenberg
Pediatrics 36 years experience
Patch good eye: The only reason to patch is to allow the 'lazy' eye to strengthen the extraocular muscles, it should not affect visual acuity. See your eye doctor for more input

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Last updated Aug 7, 2016

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