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Does lazy eye lead to irreversible vision loss?
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Dr. Gary Wortz
Ophthalmology
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Yes
Having an eye with amblyopia leads to permanent vision loss if it's not corrected.
Also having eyes that are constantly misaligned can lead to permanent vision loss in children or double vision as adults.

In brief: Yes
Having an eye with amblyopia leads to permanent vision loss if it's not corrected.
Also having eyes that are constantly misaligned can lead to permanent vision loss in children or double vision as adults.
Dr. Gary Wortz
Dr. Gary Wortz
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Dr. David Kira
Ophthalmology
In brief: It can!
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 to prevent irreversible vision loss.

In brief: It can!
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 to prevent irreversible vision loss.
Dr. David Kira
Dr. David Kira
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