Quoting Supafly★:" I'm legally blind in my right eye. I can still see but barely. It's lazy too. I wear contacts because ... [snip!] ... or anything. Other than having to pay $350 a year for the contacts and wear them 24/7 it really doesn't affect me that much. "
Quoting Tyletta:" Then one of the biggest things you can do right now is teach him not to look at it as a disability"
Quoting Mrs.Peterson:" Thank you I appreciate you answering my question and i'm glad to hear it doesn't affect your life to much. "
Quoting :*:CHRiSTiNe:*::" Oh man this freaks me out! My son has an eye appointment on the 6th because he has a lazy eye. I'm scared to find out what his vision is in that eye."
Quoting Supafly★:" Also, my son has strabismus[where one eye turns in] and has to have an operation to fix it otherwise it will affect his vision in the future. Not looking forward to it. He's 3 1/2. "
Quoting Majialin:" I have extremely poor vision. My myopia is at about -9.5 diopters per eye, which would be about 20/1100 ... [snip!] ... to familiar environments though, I can navigate myself around the house without my glasses! It really isn't a disability. "
Quoting Mrs.Peterson:" My doctor said the surgery is just day surgery and it takes about a half hour. I'm sure he will do great "
Quoting Supafly★:" That's what DS's doctor said too. But it just makes me so nervous. I want to catch it early though. ... [snip!] ... of the problems I have. Unfortunately he's going to need glasses no matter what, poor vision runs in both DH and my family. "