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Drooping eyelid Part 1

Ptosis (from Greek Ptosis or πτῶσις, to “fall”) is a drooping or falling of the upper or lower eyelid. The drooping may be worse after being awake longer, when the individual’s muscles are tired. This condition is sometimes called “lazy eye”, but that term normally refers to amblyopia. If severe enough and left untreated, the drooping eyelid can cause other conditions, such as amblyopia or astigmatism. This is why it is especially important for this disorder to be treated in children at a young age, before it can interfere with vision development. Continue reading

4 Effective Lazy Eye Treatment

Lazy eye or also known as amblyopia is a decrease in visual perception that may result unusual visual development during the stage of infancy and early childhood.  Lazy eye normally affects only one eye, however it may also affect both eyes.  There is no evident irregularity or damage to the eye in lazy eye disorder.  If lazy eye is left untreated, it may lead to the loss of vision that may vary from mild to severe.  Among children, lazy eye is the primary cause of reduced vision. Continue reading