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How do physicians perform a lazy eye test?

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Dr. Robert Chang
Ophthalmology
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Check vision

Determine best corrected vision, and eye exam looking for any abnormalities.
Hints such as anything unequal or severely depressed for both eyes helps to see if there is a limited weaker eye. Depending on the age, vision can be tested in different manners, i.e. Flash vep.

In brief: Check vision

Determine best corrected vision, and eye exam looking for any abnormalities.
Hints such as anything unequal or severely depressed for both eyes helps to see if there is a limited weaker eye. Depending on the age, vision can be tested in different manners, i.e. Flash vep.
Dr. Robert Chang
Dr. Robert Chang
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Dr. David Kira
Ophthalmology
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Careful refracton

Depends upon the age.
For an older child who can recognize letters or shapes it is generally pretty easy. For an infant or toddler we look for outwards signs of eye misalignment, unequal red reflexes and gaze preferences when each eye is alternately covered.

In brief: Careful refracton

Depends upon the age.
For an older child who can recognize letters or shapes it is generally pretty easy. For an infant or toddler we look for outwards signs of eye misalignment, unequal red reflexes and gaze preferences when each eye is alternately covered.
Dr. David Kira
Dr. David Kira
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