Stephen J. Schueler, M.D.

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Amblyopia Home Care

Home care for amblyopia includes:

  • Wear and eye patch:
    • Follow your eye doctor's instructions.
  • Use corrective lenses:
    • Follow your eye doctor's instructions.

Amblyopia Warning Signs

Notify your doctor if you have amblyopia and any of the following:

  • Eyes appear crossed
  • Eye appears to deviate toward the temple
  • Eye movements are not coordinated

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Last Updated: Oct 15, 2009 References
Authors: Stephen J. Schueler, MD; John H. Beckett, MD; D. Scott Gettings, MD
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