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Can glasses fix a lazy eye? How?

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Dr. Andrew Shatz
Ophthalmology
2 doctors agree

In brief: Depends on the cause

If the lazy eye is turned one direction due to a prescription issue, glasses can straighten it.
Prism placed in the glasses lenses can treat more resistant forms. Surgical alignment of the eye at a young age is a more permanent treatment. If the lazy eye is aligned but not able to see well, patching the other at a young age may help improve the vision.

In brief: Depends on the cause

If the lazy eye is turned one direction due to a prescription issue, glasses can straighten it.
Prism placed in the glasses lenses can treat more resistant forms. Surgical alignment of the eye at a young age is a more permanent treatment. If the lazy eye is aligned but not able to see well, patching the other at a young age may help improve the vision.
Dr. Andrew Shatz
Dr. Andrew Shatz
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Dr. Robert Chang
Ophthalmology
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Sometimes

Depends on the cause, vision, and amount of eye deviation.
Sometimes glasses can be made to get the eyes to look straight ahead.

In brief: Sometimes

Depends on the cause, vision, and amount of eye deviation.
Sometimes glasses can be made to get the eyes to look straight ahead.
Dr. Robert Chang
Dr. Robert Chang
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