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Do You Need To Dilate Eye For Lazy Eye Diagnosis
Depends: It depends on what treatment is needed. An optometrist does not perform surgery but does treat disease of the eye and does refraction for prescription eye glasses and contact lenses. Opthamologist is an md that specializes in the eye and tends to eye disease and surgery. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Possibly: See your eye doctor to discuss this option. The thickness of your glasses typically depends on the strength of the prescription and type of glass material used and does not have to do with a lazy eye. Sometimes, if you have prism in your glasses it can make them thicker. There are thinner, lighter high index lenses that may help you. ...Read more
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No: Sometimes a dilated cycloplegic refraction is more accurate in young patients. ...Read more
Need glasses. That is why i'm wondering should I do some sort of eye exercise or go to to an eye specialist?
Hard to say: If your lazy eye (poor vision or lack of vision) has gone on long enough, a drifting eye may becomes a symptom, rather than the cause, since the eye is not kept on target by the brain. The longer your brain ignores the weaker eye, the more risk vision will never be recovered.At that point surgery is just cosmetic.Review the issue with the eye surgeon. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Need doctor's help! what do you call it when one eye is farsighted and the other eye nearsighted?
The term for: This is antimetropia, and it is fairly common. ...Read more
Need doctor's help! what do you call it when one eye is nearsighted and the other eye farsighted?
Antimetropia: Is the term for this.Get a more detailed answer ›
Depends: Eye examination is to detect problems and improve the vision with refraction. The time intervals vary with age, pre-existing eye condtions and systemic diseases. The intervals will vary based upon these. Beware of those who would schedule examinations too frequently in order to sell you more optical aids or perform lucrative tests. ...Read more
Doubtful both eyes: Amblyopia is a condition in which an eye which is otherwise normal, sees less well. It is almost always caused by some eye malposition or refractive differencies between the two eyes in infancy and early childhood. The pattern of amblyopia becomes fixed if not treated by age 8 years. After that, exercises, etc. Cannot correct the condition. You probably have one normal eye and one seeing less well. ...Read more
Lazy eye: the sooner you diagnose lazy eyes, the better the outcome. If diagnosed after the age of 6, the recovery is not well. ...Read more
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