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What kind of surgery will correct amblyopia?
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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics
In brief: Depends on situation
If the eyeballs are not aligned properly, double vision will occur. Surgery on the muscles that pull the eye into position can line things up correctly.
If this is done before the brain decides to stop accepting input from one eye (amblyopia), vision can be improved. However, if the eyes line up properly, & visual loss was unrelated, surgery will not help.

In brief: Depends on situation
If the eyeballs are not aligned properly, double vision will occur. Surgery on the muscles that pull the eye into position can line things up correctly.
If this is done before the brain decides to stop accepting input from one eye (amblyopia), vision can be improved. However, if the eyes line up properly, & visual loss was unrelated, surgery will not help.
Dr. James Ferguson
Dr. James Ferguson
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Dr. Nela Cordero
Pediatrics
In brief: AMBLYOPIA
Eye surgeon will correct weakness of eye muscle to correct vision and avoid amblyopia.

In brief: AMBLYOPIA
Eye surgeon will correct weakness of eye muscle to correct vision and avoid amblyopia.
Dr. Nela Cordero
Dr. Nela Cordero
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