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How long does it take to fix lazy eye by patching?

How long does it take to fix lazy eye by patching?

Long time: Depends on age (older = harder), severity of deviation, the amount of amblyopia, visual acuity, etc. Patching may be done in combination with other therapies. ...Read more

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Dr. Dean Bonsall
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Strabismus (Definition)

Strabismus refers to misalignment of the eyes. It is typically but not exclusively found in children, with up to 4% incidence in some series. There are a number of surgical and non-surgical treatments for strabismus, based ...Read more


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How long does it take to get strabismus surgery for my eye?

How long does it take to get strabismus surgery for my eye?

Which type?: Eye muscle surgery for strabismus may take 15 minutes to several hours, depending on the size and type of muscle/ eye deviation. ...Read more

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How long does it take to heal a eye stye?

How long does it take to heal a eye stye?

Depends upon treat: This depends upon the location of the stye, the size and length of time it has been present, and the treatment that is given (heat, antibiotics) - along with your intrinsic resistance. If you are using heat (the best) then given it about two weeks and if persistent at that point see your ophthalmologist. ...Read more

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How much time does it take glasses to fix an astigmatism?

How much time does it take glasses to fix an astigmatism?

Astigmatism: Usually it doesn't take very long to get a good detailed refraction to correct astigmatism. Getting used to a new pair of glasses can take a few weeks if the astigmatism has never been corrected in older glasses. This is important to discuss with your eye care provider. ...Read more

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How long does it take to do lasik eye surgery?

How long does it take to do lasik eye surgery?

10-15 minutes: The surgery is not about speed, but outcomes. If the surgeon and patient are comfortable and everything is working well, this is a very fast procedure. I encourage patients to rest after the procedure so don't plan to attend any other activities for remainder of day. Its a little more involved them getting your teeth cleaned or hair cut. ...Read more

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How long does a bloodshot eye take to get better?

How long does a bloodshot eye take to get better?

Variable: Bloodshot eyes will clear at different rates depending upon the cause. Allergic might clear overnight with antiallergic eyedrops, viral infections clear in 3-10 days. Bacterial more rapidly with topical antibiotics. Eyes with subconjunctival hemorrhage might take two weeks to clear out the blood. Alcoholic induced blood shot eyes might clear overnight. ...Read more

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How long does it take for a blue eye to heal?

How long does it take for a blue eye to heal?

Depends: It really depends on what your eye is healing from. Regardless, it probably makes no difference what color your eyes are in terms of its ability to heal. ...Read more

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How long does it take for a scratched eye to heal?

Rapidly: The most common event in a scratched eye is corneal abrasion - the loss of a portion of the corneal surface from trauma. These heal extremely rapidly usually within 1-2 days. Your ophthalmologist can assist with this, protecting your eye and providing means for the best comfort. ...Read more

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How long would it take to cure strabismus?

How long would it take to cure strabismus?

Depends: Seeing with both eyes (binocular vision) is established under 18 months of age. If not corrected congenital strabismus may result in a lazy eye. Strbismus in later life can be due to a variety of causes , from vascular events to infections or eye or brain disorders. ...Read more

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How long does it take a black eye to heal?

Hematoma : Or bruising usually is better by 2-3 wks, depending on amount of blood, whether you are on blood thinners. ...Read more

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How long does it take to recover from an eye surgery?

Pretty quickly: Depending on the surgery, there is little down time. With lasik or cataract surgery, vision is usually stable within 1 week, although it can vary depending on how large the prescription or cataract was before surgery. As well, you can get back to nearly all your activities within a day or so. Other surgeries (retinal or glaucoma) can take longer to recover. ...Read more

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How long is it supposed to it take for my eye to heal from strabismus surgery?

How long is it supposed to it take for my eye to heal from strabismus surgery?

Up to a month: It depends on what you mean with healing. Closure of the incision takes a week or so. The final position of the eye may take a month. The redness gradually fades over three or so weeks. Re-operations may take longer. ...Read more

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How long does it take for a black eye to form?

How long does it take for a black eye to form?

A few days: A black eye is basically bruising, and like any bruise, it can form within a few days of an injury. Make sure to see your doctor if the eye itself is injured, you are experiencing pain, or noticing blurred vision. ...Read more

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How long does it take for a black eye to heal?

Anytime up to : 3-4 wks depending on how much bleeding bruising is there. Vast majority are gone by 2 wks. ...Read more

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How do you cure eye strain and how long will it take?

How do you cure eye strain and how long will it take?

Depends: On the cause. If refractive, can correctly immediately with glasses/contacts. If due to double vision or dry eye, etc. Then treat and resolve underlying cause. ...Read more

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How long does to it take a blood (eye) floater to fully go away?

How long does to it take a blood (eye) floater to fully go away?

Long time: If some one has vitreous bleeding inside of the eye it will take very long time to go away. If it does not go away for more than 6 months and if its causing vision problem then there is indication for surgical removal. ...Read more

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Can you tell me how long does it take for vision to stabilize after lasik?

Can you tell me how long does it take for vision to stabilize after lasik?

Varies: The speed of recovery depends mostly upon the degree of refractive error need to be corrected. Most lasik surgeons see good vision in one week or less in their patients, but a few take longer. Ask your lasik surgeon which category your fall into. ...Read more

Dr. Dean Bonsall
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Amblyopia (Definition)

loss not due to a structural problem such as myopia or hyperopia and develops early in life. For ...Read more


Dr. Sandra Lora Cremers
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Lazy Eye (Definition)

Occurs when (1) one eye does not see as well as another eye or (2) does not align properly ...Read more