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I stopped wearing my glasses and got a lazy eye. Is there a treatment for this?

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Dr. James Ferguson
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Ambliopia is the process where the brain ignores the "camera" picture from one eye because it is less clear or causes double vision.
It can sometimes be improved if the weaker eye is strengthened (glasses), the stronger eye is patched. If the process has gone on too long, the brain will not turn on.If one eye has begun to deviate, surgery is done for cosmetic reasons.

In brief: Rx May help

Ambliopia is the process where the brain ignores the "camera" picture from one eye because it is less clear or causes double vision.
It can sometimes be improved if the weaker eye is strengthened (glasses), the stronger eye is patched. If the process has gone on too long, the brain will not turn on.If one eye has begun to deviate, surgery is done for cosmetic reasons.
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