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My child (8rys) was told by an optician that one eye is myopic at -0.75 and other other is perfect. Glasses was recommended to prevent lazy eye. My

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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Standard care

If the brain receives 2 different images from the eyes, it will eventually turn off the fuzzier or misdirected image to end brain confusion.
Over time this can mean permanent vision loss in that eye, also called amblyopia. Once the vision is turned off the eye may begin to drift, causing a misalignment. Get a 2nd opinion if you need to, but this is important.

In brief: Standard care

If the brain receives 2 different images from the eyes, it will eventually turn off the fuzzier or misdirected image to end brain confusion.
Over time this can mean permanent vision loss in that eye, also called amblyopia. Once the vision is turned off the eye may begin to drift, causing a misalignment. Get a 2nd opinion if you need to, but this is important.
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Dr. Sandra Lora Cremers
Ophthalmology

In brief: Cycloplegic refract

Be sure your daughter' Rx is based on a Cycloplegic refraction to get best Rx for her. Consult with us to help more if needed.

In brief: Cycloplegic refract

Be sure your daughter' Rx is based on a Cycloplegic refraction to get best Rx for her. Consult with us to help more if needed.
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Dr. Johanna Fricke
Pediatrics - Developmental & Behavioral

In brief: A child at risk for

amblyopia needs to be evaluated by a Pediatric Ophthalmologist, an M.D.
who specializes in eye diseases of childhood. The risk of amblyopia diminishes as a child reaches 8-10 years, as it occurs during critical periods of development.

In brief: A child at risk for

amblyopia needs to be evaluated by a Pediatric Ophthalmologist, an M.D.
who specializes in eye diseases of childhood. The risk of amblyopia diminishes as a child reaches 8-10 years, as it occurs during critical periods of development.
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