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A 20-year-old male asked:

I'm 20. can eyeglasses realign a lazy eye with the other eye, and improve its vision aswell?

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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 48 years experience
Rx May help: Ambliopia is the process where the brain ignores the "camera" picture from one eye because it is less clear or causes double vision. It can sometimes be improved if the weaker eye is strengthened (glasses), the stronger eye is patched or if the eye is lined up better with surgery. If the process has gone on too long, the brain ignores the fix & surgery is simply cosmetic.
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