My two-year-old daughter has a lazy eye and it breaks my heart. What can we do to help fix this problem? Surgery? Glasses? Can amblyopia even be corrected at all?
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Amblyopia (Lazy Eye)Amblyopia, also known as lazy eye, occurs when one eye doesn't function properly with the brain. Treatment options may involve patching the stronger eye to stimulate vision in the weaker eye or using atropine to temporarily blur vision in the strong eye to encourage the use of the weak eye.
Ask Can You Inherit a Lazy Eye AmblyopiaWhen I was a little girl, I had a lazy eye. I had to spend several years in thick glasses to correct it and it made those years torture at school. Now I’m pregnant with a little girl. When I found out the sex of the baby, I had flashbacks to getting teased for my glasses and my lazy eye. I don’t want that for my daughter! Is amblyopia a genetic disease? Can you inherit a lazy eye?