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Can amblyopia be treated in adults?

It's not completely clear as to whether the same treatments used for children will help treat amblyopia, or lazy eye, in adults. What is clear is that the best results are seen by children. When amblyopia isn&apso;t treated by the age of 17, it becomes harder to fix and often cannot be completely corrected.

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Is amblyopia serious?
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Amblyopia, or lazy eye, impairs vision as one eye is favored by the brain. The condition can be seri...
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Why is amblyopia also called lazy eye?
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Amblyopia received its lazy eye nickname because of a common symptom of the eye condition. When affe...
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How many people suffer from amblyopia?
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Amblyopia is a very common childhood condition, which normally continues into adulthood when not tre...
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