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What is the best treatment for amblyopia and estropia?

Both patching and eye drops along with glasses are the primary methods of managing amblyopia (lazy eye) and esotropia (crossing) in children. These have been shown to be highly successful in correcting problem. Vision therapy is often not specific and may mean many different approaches.

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Can amblyopia be prevented?
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Regular eye exams may prevent amblyopia, or lazy eye. Amblyopia can be caused by a number of other e...
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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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Who is most at risk for amblyopia?
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Amblyopia, or lazy eye, is most common in children. The condition it thought to run in families, but...
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What Are Some Basic Facts About Children's Eye Health?
What Are Some Basic Facts About Children's Eye Health?

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