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What happens to a lazy eye as you grow older?

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Dr. Robert Chang
Ophthalmology
3 doctors agree

In brief: Nothing

Once visual development is completed, the lazy eye just ages at the normal rate and can get the same eye diseases as a regular eye such as cataract.
Uncorrected strabismus can worsen over time.

In brief: Nothing

Once visual development is completed, the lazy eye just ages at the normal rate and can get the same eye diseases as a regular eye such as cataract.
Uncorrected strabismus can worsen over time.
Dr. Robert Chang
Dr. Robert Chang
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Dr. David Kira
Ophthalmology

In brief: Not much

A "lazy eye" is healthy with poor brain visual development.
As we age, the eye should appear similar to the normal one but the alignment may be off. As long as there isn't any underlying eye disease such as cataract then the eye should appear normal.

In brief: Not much

A "lazy eye" is healthy with poor brain visual development.
As we age, the eye should appear similar to the normal one but the alignment may be off. As long as there isn't any underlying eye disease such as cataract then the eye should appear normal.
Dr. David Kira
Dr. David Kira
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