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Can you develop a lazy eye in your adult years?
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Dr. David Kira
Ophthalmology
3 doctors agree
In brief: No
The vast majority of visual development is complete by age 7 or 8.
Some improvement in vision may be attained at ages up to 18 or so but the gains are modest. It's best to begin treatment as early as possible.

In brief: No
The vast majority of visual development is complete by age 7 or 8.
Some improvement in vision may be attained at ages up to 18 or so but the gains are modest. It's best to begin treatment as early as possible.
Dr. David Kira
Dr. David Kira
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Dr. Beth Friedland
Ophthalmology
In brief: Rarely
Sometimes if there is a very dense cataract in one eye, that eye will turn out, giving the appearance of a lazy eye.

In brief: Rarely
Sometimes if there is a very dense cataract in one eye, that eye will turn out, giving the appearance of a lazy eye.
Dr. Beth Friedland
Dr. Beth Friedland
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