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What eye therapy exercises are proven to help strabismus?

What eye therapy exercises are proven to help strabismus?

Strabismus exercises: Eye muscle surgery along with orthoptic exercises used by an orthoptic trained technician can be beneficial and are frequently used in children. Patterns established by adults do not respond well. ...Read more

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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Are there any eye/vision exercises to help fix amblyopia?

Are there any eye/vision exercises to help fix amblyopia?

No: Amblyopia is a brain problem not an eye problem. We try to help children under the age of 10-12 with patching the good eye forcing the bad eye to develop that part of the brain. The plasticity usually slows as you reach your teen years. However, there was a recent study that even as adults, patching may have some benefits. I guess you can teach old dogs new tricks.... See your eye doctor. ...Read more

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What are some eye exercises to improve vision?

What are some eye exercises to improve vision?

None.: I don't know of any eye exercises that are proven to improve your vision. If you are 43 you are probably becomming presbyopic, losing your ability to focus your eyes to see up close. Unfortunately, i know of no exercises that will reverse the aging process. ...Read more

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What are some eye exercises one could do to improve eyesight?

What are some eye exercises one could do to improve eyesight?

There are none.: Eyes are not muscles that can improve in strength with exercise. Eye "exercises" have been around for a long time, but studies have not found them to be of any benefit. ...Read more

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What are some ways to strengthen eye muscles?

What are some ways to strengthen eye muscles?

Not usually possible: Most eye muscle imbalances need muscle surgery to correct significant deviations, exercises rarely achieve permanent improvement. ...Read more

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What are some good eye exercises to relieve tired eyes?

What are some good eye exercises to relieve tired eyes?

Unfortunately none: The feeling of tired eyes is usually related to straining for long periods of time, as well as dry eyes. The best way to help relieve the feeling is to take breaks when working - 5-10 minutes every hour - and to use lubricating eye drops. ...Read more

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Are there eye exercises I can use to correct vision problems?

No: Eye exercises have been promoted by optometrists for years but have been proven to have no useful purpose and certainly will not correct vision problems. Only one exercise is of value called "pencil pushups". For insuffiency of convergence, the medial recti can be strengthened by focusing on the number on a pencil at arm's length and bringing the pencil slowly towards the eyes. 10 reps 3 x a day. ...Read more

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Are there eye exercises that work for ptosis?

Are there eye exercises that work for ptosis?

No: None that really work. Best to see an eye doctor for other options like surgery. ...Read more

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Are there eye exercises or natural ways to make my eyesight better?

Are there eye exercises or natural ways to make my eyesight better?

Eye doc first: Then look into the Bates Method for helping eyes. Greg Marsh has a website called www.bettereyesightnow.com but see doc first. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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Can you recommend eye exercises to cure nearsightedness?

Can you recommend eye exercises to cure nearsightedness?

No: Nearsightedness results from improper focus of the light rays. Exercises will not change that. ...Read more

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What are some double vision therapy exercises?

What are some double vision therapy exercises?

None that work: The most important issue is cause for double vision. If there is a specific nerve or muscle problem, this needs to be evaluated and treated specifically. Most patients with double vision need to patch one eye in order to read or function in a normal manner. Just trying to exercise the eyes does not help. The brain will shut off one eye to avoid confusion. ...Read more

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What are the best eye exercises for nearsightedness?

What are the best eye exercises for nearsightedness?

None: There is no way to correct nearsightedness or farsightedness with any exercises. People who claim they help are trying to sell you something. Your optometrist or ophthalmologist can help you with things that do work. (glasses, contacts, lasik, etc). ...Read more

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What are some treatment options to lazy eye?

What are some treatment options to lazy eye?

Surgery!: Do you mean the eye is turning in or out? Called strabismuss - this can be treated with glasses and or surgery. If you mean the eye does not see as good as the other eye - amblyopia; then depending on the age and cause, patching of the other eye forcing the weak eye to improve may help. You need the guidance of an eye profesional though. ...Read more

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Are there any ways to reduce diplopia caused by divergence insufficiency other than using prisms in glasses? (I.e. Exercises to do?)

Are there any ways to reduce diplopia caused by divergence insufficiency other than using prisms in glasses? (I.e. Exercises to do?)

Work w/ good Dr.: Find an experienced eye doctor and discuss the possibilities. Many adults are not able to correct such problems w/out prisms. I'm one. Ask about contact lense therapy and even surgical options too. I agree - it would be great to find exercises that work. Best! ...Read more

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Are there eye exercises that work for nearsightedness?

Are there eye exercises that work for nearsightedness?

No: Near sightedness is a function of the size of your eye with relation to the lens you have in it. There are no exercises that cause this nor none to fix it. One can look through a pin hole to see far away, but with a much smaller field. ...Read more

Dr. Mitchell Vogel
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Cross Eyed (Definition)

Cross eyed = strabismus = esotropia = condition in which one or both eyes are turned ...Read more


Dr. Sandra Lora Cremers
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Lazy Eye (Definition)

A condition that occurs when one eye does not see as well as, or align properly ...Read more