Patch Might Not Be Best Treatment for Lazy Eye

The patch may be a thing of the past when it comes to treating lazy eyes. Credit: Corbis The pirate look may be cute on Johnny Depp or kids in day care, but going to school with a patch over one eye can be humiliating for primary and m...A new study shows acupuncture may be more effective than the patch.

Lazy eye best if treated before age 2

Amblyopia or lazy eye occurs when the brain, for reasons that aren't clear, is unable to translate images received by the affected eye. It is a condition that in which vision is impaired, typically in only one eye. Amblyopia cannot be corrected with...


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