Helping Children With Lazy Eye

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A new study finds programmable electronic glasses improve vision in children with lazy eye just as well as traditional eye patches.

Many kids don’t like wearing eye patches which block the vision of their stronger eye.

But the new glasses which can be filled to fit each child’s prescription work as a digital patch that flickers on and off.

Data showed kids who used both methods had similar improvement in the lazy eye after three months.

The Amblyz occlusion glasses are available in the us for about $450.

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