Lazy Eye in Adults
Lazy Eye In Adults, Can It Be Cured?
Amblyopia (Lazy eye) is a neuro-developmental disorder that affects at least 2% of most populations and can lead to permanently reduced vision if not detected and treated within a specific period in childhood.
The first cause of amblyopia in frequency is strabismus, a wandering eye (about 50%), in infancy or early childhood. The second cause is anisometropia, (approx. 17%), when there is a difference in the correction between the 2 eyes, followed by a combination of strabismus and anisometropia (about 30%), and finally the least frequent ,any factor that leads to deprivation during the visual sensitive period, ending at approximately 6 to 9 years, may cause amblyopia .
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Lazy Eye Therapy
Treatment for Lazy Eye which is effective only in childhood, consists of prescribing glasses when appropriate and occluding the good eye to force the child to use the amblyopic eye.
RevitalVision Lazy Eye Treatment
In the last 20 years groundbreaking researches showed plasticity of the brain, showing that changes in the neurons can occur even after the critical age of 8-9 years, which means that Adult Lazy Eye can be cured. By stimulating specific areas in the brain, the brain can maximize its efficiency from the information received from the eye. This goal is reached by eye exercises, Revitalvision eye exercises , practiced at home in front of the computer. These last approximately 30 minutes, and are done under the supervision of an optometrist or ophthalmologist. More than 85% of patients who were candidates for this treatment and completed its course improved their visual acuity by 2.5 rows and showed 100% improvement in their contrast sensitivity.