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Can camera flash cause lazy eyes?
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Dr. Robert Chang
Ophthalmology
1 doctor agrees
In brief: No
Usually the bright light just saturates all the receptors thus flash blindness until the cones/rods recover and vision returns.

In brief: No
Usually the bright light just saturates all the receptors thus flash blindness until the cones/rods recover and vision returns.
Dr. Robert Chang
Dr. Robert Chang
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Dr. David Kira
Ophthalmology
In brief: No
The intense camera flash may cause an afterimage on the retina but it would not cause amblyopia.

In brief: No
The intense camera flash may cause an afterimage on the retina but it would not cause amblyopia.
Dr. David Kira
Dr. David Kira
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