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Ortopad Eye Patches
May son has very dark brown eyes and a small patch that is even darker brown on his iris. I think he has always had it- is that normal?
Dark brown eyes: Yes, it sounds like it is normal ...Read more
Not really: The patch of course blocks the vision in the eye covered but does not change the condition of the underlying eye. Patching is used in infants and children to force an increase in vision in the open eye to prevent a condition called amblyopia. But such an effect is not seen in adults. ...Read more
My daughter: My first child was born with strabismus due to abnormal development of some of the muscles in her eyes. She was treated with patching therapy for a number of months starting around 3 months & again around 18 months. She tolerated it fine & as she got older, wore the patch in daycare without any problems from the other kids! we bought patches with cute designs & the other kids thought it was cool! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I initially had a dry patch directly under my eye, which started 2 weeks ago.I rubbed my eye and woke up to a irritated puffy under eye with pain.
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