First of all, the disease that causes visual laziness is treated. There is no surgical treatment for lazy eye. If the cause of this is strabismus or droopy eyelids, these conditions are primarily treated with surgery.
How does a lazy eye see?
The most common symptoms of lazy eye are averted eyes and misaligned eyes. But lazy eye can cause serious vision problems: If it is not corrected and used a lot, the loss of visual acuity in the lazy eye will occur quickly. Two-eyed vision is lost, the perception of depth becomes impossible.
Until what age is lazy eye treated?
Although this is sometimes noticed by a careful parent , it is often overlooked . An ophthalmologist examination is essential for the diagnosis of lazy eye. It is necessary to treat amblyopia until the age of 8 years. It is very difficult to get successful results in the treatment of lazy eye over 8 years old.
What happens if lazy eye is not treated?
If lazy eye is not treated in early childhood, it can lead to permanent vision loss in later life. Moreover, it is too late for treatment at that time. In addition, studies have shown that children with laziness in one eye are at risk of losing the other eye due to trauma.