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Is it possible to fix a lazy eye at the age of 25?

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Dr. Elizabeth Holland
Ophthalmology
3 doctors agree

In brief: Yes

Yes, you may have to see a pediatric ophthalmologist, but a lazy eye can be fixed at any age.

In brief: Yes

Yes, you may have to see a pediatric ophthalmologist, but a lazy eye can be fixed at any age.
Dr. Elizabeth Holland
Dr. Elizabeth Holland
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Dr. Beth Friedland
Ophthalmology

In brief: Yes to eye muscles

The muscles can be repaired, but the lazy eye vision will not change.

In brief: Yes to eye muscles

The muscles can be repaired, but the lazy eye vision will not change.
Dr. Beth Friedland
Dr. Beth Friedland
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Dr. Andrew Shatz
Ophthalmology

In brief: Yes

If a lazy eye has been present since youth, it can be surgically corrected at age 25 or older. A child who has the procedure may retain straight eyes permanently.
But there is an increased chance in an adult who undergoes the procedure that the eye will turn again.

In brief: Yes

If a lazy eye has been present since youth, it can be surgically corrected at age 25 or older. A child who has the procedure may retain straight eyes permanently.
But there is an increased chance in an adult who undergoes the procedure that the eye will turn again.
Dr. Andrew Shatz
Dr. Andrew Shatz
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