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How long do I need to cover up my good eye to make my lazy eye stronger daily?

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Dr. David Kira
Ophthalmology
2 doctors agree

In brief: Depends

This is highly dependent upon the age and depth of the amblyopia.
Generally the time varies from 4-12 hours or more per day. The most important thing is to not induce amblyopia in the better seeing (covered) eye!

In brief: Depends

This is highly dependent upon the age and depth of the amblyopia.
Generally the time varies from 4-12 hours or more per day. The most important thing is to not induce amblyopia in the better seeing (covered) eye!
Dr. David Kira
Dr. David Kira
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Dr. Stephen Hamilton
Ophthalmology

In brief: It depends

On multiple factors including your age and degree of amblyopia.
Usually a patching regimen is recommended that will strengthen the amblyopia eye without risking the good eye becoming weaker. Discuss with your ophthalmologist.

In brief: It depends

On multiple factors including your age and degree of amblyopia.
Usually a patching regimen is recommended that will strengthen the amblyopia eye without risking the good eye becoming weaker. Discuss with your ophthalmologist.
Dr. Stephen Hamilton
Dr. Stephen Hamilton
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