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When Is It Too Late to Treat a Lazy Eye?

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For decades, the leading thought was that only children under the age of 10 would respond well to treatment for lazy eye. Experts believed that lazy eye couldn’t be treated unless optometrists, doctors, or parents identified it in elementary school. But now, treatment options are more available. The window for intervention is growing, and optometrists […]

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Hyperopia (Farsightedness)

Those who experience headaches, eye strain or eye fatigue, particularly when attempting to focus on close-up objects, may be suffering from a condition known as hyperopia, or farsightedness. Hyperopia occurs when the pupil is unable to bend or redirect light that enters it as intended. Hyperopia sufferers are generally able to see far away objects […]

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Astigmatism

Those suffering from headaches, blurred vision, eye strain or eye fatigue may find that they are experiencing astigmatism, a condition involving an irregularly shaped cornea that develops when light fails to focus appropriately on the retina. A common symptom among astigmatism sufferers is an inability to view objects clearly at a variety of distances and […]

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Strabismus (Crossed Eyes)

Those struggling with depth perception, visual space orientation or related vision problems accompanied by issues keeping both eyes focused in the same direction may have a condition known as strabismus, or crossed eyes. Strabismus occurs when the brain and the eyes have trouble communicating clearly with one another, and, if left untreated, it may lead […]

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Amblyopia (Lazy Eye)

Amblyopia, more commonly known as lazy eye, is an eye condition characterized by decreased vision capabilities unrelated to an eye disease. This state is unaffected by the donning of contact lenses or corrective lenses. The most typical causes of amblyopia are anisometropia (differing prescriptions/vision in each eye), cataracts, trauma, lid droop or other conditions that […]

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