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Is it possible to fix my lazy eye at home?

Is it possible to fix my lazy eye at home?

No: You need the expert guidance of an ophthalmologist to help you and explain the treatment options. ...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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Is it possible to fix my crossed eyes without surgery?

Is it possible to fix my crossed eyes without surgery?

No: Eyes misaligned can only be straighted at your age by proper surgery. ...Read more

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Is it possible to go blind from not fixing a lazy eye?

Is it possible to go blind from not fixing a lazy eye?

? fixing ?: Sometimes people use terms differently than us docs. To us lazy eye refers to the vision loss caused when the brain decides to ignore or turn off the input of a weaker or misaligned eye. If your eyes don't line up properly that is strabismus & the double image it causes forces the brain to turn one off. If someone strengthens a weak eye or gets them straight soon enough it may save vision. ...Read more

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Is it possible to train my eyes to have night vision?

Is it possible to train my eyes to have night vision?

Nighblindness: If you believe you may have night blindness, get examined by an eye physician because there are rare but treatable types of this condition that affect your entire health. ...Read more

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Is it possible to get surgery to fix a lazy eye?

Rx May help: Lazy eye 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. ...Read more

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Is it possible to fix a lazy eye? If so, how?

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. ...Read more

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Is it possible for you to get lazy eyes fixed?

Is it possible for you to get lazy eyes fixed?

Lazy eye: Typically a lazy eye is a childhood problem caused by eye misalignment or the eye having a much stronger glasses need than the other. If this is not diagnosed and treated by the age of 7 or 8, then there is no way to help the vision by the time you are an adult. ...Read more

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Is it possible to get glasses on my amblyopic eye?

Is it possible to get glasses on my amblyopic eye?

Maybe: You can get your prescription for your ambitious eye. If it is very different than your fellow eye, you may need acontact instead of glasses. It is also possible that the vision may not improve with correction in cases with severe amblyopia. ...Read more

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Help! Is it possible to have a wandering eye and be nearsighted?

Help! Is it possible to have a wandering eye and be nearsighted?

They go togehter: Near sighted individuals can have one or both eyes that turn outward called exotropia. There is treatment for it and even surgery. Be sure to wear your glasses. You should see an ophthalmologist. ...Read more

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One of my eyes turn outwards (extropia). I want to get strabismus surgery done. How effective would it be?

One of my eyes turn outwards (extropia). I want to get strabismus surgery done. How effective would it be?

Alignment =surgery: Persistent alignment issues will often require delicate surgery on the muscles that move the eyeball have your eye dr refer you to someone who has completed the training to do thei special eye surgery. They are often affiliated with children's hospitals (more common in childhood) or medical schools. ...Read more

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Is there a way to lessen my lazy eye?

Yes: If one eye is always drifting off, make sure the vision is fully corrected and the eyes can fuse. Depends on why the eye is lazy, low vision, muscle problem, nerve problem, orbit restriction, etc. ...Read more

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Is there a way to fix a lazy eye naturally if I am 17 years old?

Is there a way to fix a lazy eye naturally if I am 17 years old?

Generally No: The vast majority of visual development is complete by age 7 or 8. Some improvement in vision may be attained at ages up to 18 or so but the gains are modest. It's best to begin treatment as early as possible. ...Read more

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Is it possible for a lazy eye to strengthen over the years?

Is it possible for a lazy eye to strengthen over the years?

.: Contact a opthalmologist. Multiple reasons for lazy eyes, and each one has different management. Delay of treatment may cause partial blindness. ...Read more

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Is it possible to get lazy eye later in life? I scratched my cornea in left eye in mid 20s. That eye seems to lag and point outward. Can it be fixed?

Is it possible to get lazy eye later in life? I scratched my cornea in left eye in mid 20s. That eye seems to lag and point outward. Can it be fixed?

Possibly: If there was some "lazy eye" tendency earlier in life before age 8, then a disturbance such as a corneal abrasion can cause it to recur. If you are seeing single vision, this might be the case. If you see double, then you should be evaluated for this. Check with your ophthalmologist. ...Read more

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Is it possible to fix a wandering eye as teen?

Is it possible to fix a wandering eye as teen?

Yes: An eye will drift due to lowered vision in that eye and rarely due to a sort of wiring deficiency in the eye coordination center of the brain which holds the eyes in alignment. Surgery can be done to realign the eyes. Discuss this with your ophthalmologist. ...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