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Is eye surgery for a lazy eye a good option to consider?
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Dr. Robert Chang
Ophthalmology
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In brief: Depends
Depends on if correcting ambylopia, strabismus, or both.
If eliminating the cause such as a congenital cataract, then yes. If the eyes are very misaligned then extraocular muscle surgery will help.

In brief: Depends
Depends on if correcting ambylopia, strabismus, or both.
If eliminating the cause such as a congenital cataract, then yes. If the eyes are very misaligned then extraocular muscle surgery will help.
Dr. Robert Chang
Dr. Robert Chang
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Dr. David Kira
Ophthalmology
In brief: Only if necessary
Eye surgery for amblyopia is generally considered for congential cataracts and true strabismus.
Often, glasses or contact lenses may be tried first with patching and/or Atropine drops as first-line treatments.

In brief: Only if necessary
Eye surgery for amblyopia is generally considered for congential cataracts and true strabismus.
Often, glasses or contact lenses may be tried first with patching and/or Atropine drops as first-line treatments.
Dr. David Kira
Dr. David Kira
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