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Does Lazy Eye Lead To Irreversible Vision Loss
Turning off vision: The human brain utilized the input of both eyes to aid in depth perception/distance etc. As you grow, the 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 not caught and treated in time it is permanent. ...Read more
I have a lazy eye and don't wear glasses. Can this aggrevate the condition and ultimately cause loss of vision in my lazy eye?I'm 20 year male.
New Foster,18mo boy, removed from home,tested+for meth in system. Severe amblyopia&vision loss in L eye,now in glasses. Poss related to meth exposure?
Individualized: Herpes frequently does not lead to scarring. But when it does the loss is related to the location of the scar (worst central), the depth of the scar and the risk of recurrence. There are so many variable that there are no statistics as each case is individual. If your vision is lowered after an attack, you should see a corneal specialist for evaluation. ...Read more
I have a dry eyes due to stevens johnson syndrome(drug-allergic).Is there a chance this will lead to permanent vision loss?
Delayed development : The visual system continues developing until age 10-12years. If something interferes with the vision in one eye (cataract, trauma, strabismus[crossed eyes]) the image it produces is confusing and the brain blocks the image out. The optic nerve and tracts in the brain stop developing if the image is blocked(suppressed). If the blocking continues to age 12 the lack of development becomes permanent ...Read more
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