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How long does it take to fix lazy eye by patching?
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Dr. Robert Chang
Ophthalmology
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In brief: Long time
Depends on age (older = harder), severity of deviation, the amount of amblyopia, visual acuity, etc.
Patching may be done in combination with other therapies.

In brief: Long time
Depends on age (older = harder), severity of deviation, the amount of amblyopia, visual acuity, etc.
Patching may be done in combination with other therapies.
Dr. Robert Chang
Dr. Robert Chang
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Dr. David Kira
Ophthalmology
In brief: Months to years
Depending upon the severity of the defect and the age of the patient, patching can be effective for years.
Sometimes we need to do maintenance patching to reduce the chances of the newly strengthened eye from becoming weak again.

In brief: Months to years
Depending upon the severity of the defect and the age of the patient, patching can be effective for years.
Sometimes we need to do maintenance patching to reduce the chances of the newly strengthened eye from becoming weak again.
Dr. David Kira
Dr. David Kira
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