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Can amblyopia be corrected if I am 17?

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Dr. David Kira
Ophthalmology
2 doctors agree

In brief: Generally Not

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: Generally Not

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
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Dr. Gary Wortz
Ophthalmology
1 doctor agrees

In brief: No

Amblyopia is only fully correctable before the age of 8 in most cases.

In brief: No

Amblyopia is only fully correctable before the age of 8 in most cases.
Dr. Gary Wortz
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