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Is It Possible To Fix My Lazy Eye At Home
No: Eyes misaligned can only be straighted at your age by proper surgery. ...Read more
? 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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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
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
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My eyelids droop as the day goes by, but not to a point where it covers my eyes and affect my vision. Fixes?Is it necessary to see an ophthalmologist?
Is a refractive lensectomy a permanent cure for myopia? Right now, i wear glasses to improve my distance vision, but i know that refractive lensectomy can cure my eyesight. If i decide to undergo this procedure, is it a permanent solution to my vision pro
.: Contact a opthalmologist. Multiple reasons for lazy eyes, and each one has different management. Delay of treatment may cause partial blindness. ...Read more
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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