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Can amblyopia cure itself with time?

A lazy eye, or an eye suffering from amblyopia, cannot recover on its own. In fact, if not treated early, the condition can lead to permanent vision loss in the affected eye. It's best to have a child's vision tested regularly to monitor for risks of amblyopia development.

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What is a lazy eye (amblyopia)?
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Amblyopia is a condition that affects sight. You may have heard of it referred to as "lazy eye." Whe...
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How many people suffer from amblyopia?
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How is a lazy eye (amblyopia) treated?
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