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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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