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Hi! I just discoverd that I might have an amblyopia at the age of 25 and the doctor described me glasses . I just want to know how I go on with it.

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I just discoverd that I might have an amblyopia at the age of 25 and the doctor described me glasses . I just want to  know how I go on with it.

? any choice ?: When you find you may have a health related issue that may be chronic, do you really have a choice but to accept and live with it. Some people are born without an eye or eyes, feet, hands. etc. You are confused and trying to understand why/and how to get past it. Try the therapy but understand that if it has been present for a long time, chances of improvement are slim.The fear passes. ...Read more

Dr. Sandra Lora Cremers
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Lazy Eye (Definition)

A "lazy eye" is a generic term that is often used to describe when one eye (1) does not see as well as another eye or (2) does not align properly ...Read more


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Can amblyopia be corrected at age 12?

Can amblyopia be corrected at age 12?

Maybe: Usually, amblyopia is thought to be fully correctable only before the age of 8. However, some new studies have shown some evidenvce that amblyopia therapy can help kids even at age 12. ...Read more

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Do you think amblyopia treatment would yield any results if it starts at the age of 18 years?

Do you think amblyopia treatment would yield any results if it starts at the age of 18 years?

Unlikely: The brain is wired in such a way as to allow some improvement from amblyopia if treated early (before age 7). After age 9, there is little that can be done to reverse amblyopia, although intense therapy may recover a small amount of vision. ...Read more

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Do you think amblyopia treatment would yield any results if it started at age 11 years?

Do you think amblyopia treatment would yield any results if it started at age 11 years?

AMblyopia: Amblyopia can cause blindness if not detected early .Depending on the cause, sometimes strabismus, inequality of refraction or obstruction of the visual axis, if not treated by opthalmologist before age 10 or 11 child can be blind. So the answer is it depends on your problem detected by md. ...Read more

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Until what age can one wear a patch for my lazy eye?

Until what age can one wear a patch for my lazy eye?

Try it: At age 33, chances of success are less, but patching your stronger eye will not hurt anything. It used to be thought that amblyopia (lazy eye) could be corrected by patching until age 7. There have been many successes at later ages, but it becomes more difficult. If the lazy eye is deviated, crossing in or out, it will be good to try to strengthen it before surgical options are considered. ...Read more

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What is the quickest in most affective way to fix a lazy eye if you are born with it and are trying to fix it at the age of 15?

See a pediatric...: If by lazy eye you mean that the eyes are not aligned then this is a very common problem that can and should be fixed by an experienced pediatric ophthalmologist. In most cases surgery will be required. Ask for a referral from your pediatrician. The results are usually quite good depending on the cause. If you mean an eye with poor vision, this is a different problem & harder at address at 15. ...Read more

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Can the eye patch cure my lazy eye even though my age is 14 or is it too late and the patch is useless?

Can the eye patch cure my lazy eye even though my age is 14 or is it too late and the patch is useless?

Depends on situation: The brain uses both eyes equally giving depth perception & peripheral vision. If one eye is weaker or doesn't line up the image, the brain begins to ignore the input of the weaker eye.Patching the stronger eye makes the brain accept the weaker eye input allowing the connection to return to normal. You will only know if it works by trying it. It can help, even if pbm has gone on for a long time. ...Read more

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Dr.I am suffering from lazy eye. I heard doctors consultants, they said those problem cant be rectified at the age of 18. wat can i do?

Depends: Amblyopia or "lazy eye" occurs when the brain decides to turn off the input of an eye that presents a different,weaker or out of alignment image. If caught early and the distortion corrected, vision can be retained.After many years,surgery might help with poor alignment, but the vision cannot be turned back on after the brain left it off for too long. ...Read more

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An optometrist told me I have a lazy eye and that no glasses would fix it much. I'm 20 years of age. Is there any way to fix its vision?

An optometrist told me I have a lazy eye and that no glasses would fix it much. I'm 20 years of age. Is there any way to fix its vision?

Turning off vision: The brain utilizes the input of both eyes to aid in depth perception/distance etc. As a child grows, their eyes may have different strength, or weakness in an eye muscle may allow one to line up wrong. The fuzzy or double vision confuses the brain. Over time the brain may turn off the input of one eye & keep the best. That process is called amblyopia. If caught early it can be fixed, if late, not. ...Read more

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Dr. Dean Bonsall
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Amblyopia (Definition)

Amblyopia, or "lazy eye," is the loss of one eye's ability to see details. It is the most common cause of ...Read more