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I am a 30 year old male, since I was little I have had this

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I am a 30 year old male, since I was little I have had this problem were if I look at a object it starts to look farther away then it is, or the object shrinks, Im farsided with a astigmatism and my right eye is a little lazy, please help
Submitted: 5 years ago.
Category: Eye
Expert:  Dr. Rick replied 5 years ago.

Dr. Rick :

Hi. I'm online and happy to answer your question today.

Dr. Rick :

do you have any medical problems or take any medicine? What have ophthalmologists told you about this in the past?

Customer : No medical problems, I have anxiety and take meds for that but this has been around since I can remember, eye doctor says it has to do with my far sidedness and my lazy eye
Dr. Rick :

I believe that your doctor is correct. When I was in training to become an eye surgeon many years ago I spent a year doing research on a condition called aniseikonia. I would bet that is what is going on with you. Here is a link to a fairly technical discussion about the condition:

Dr. Rick :

Dr. Rick :

There is really not a lot that can be done about it at this point in your life.

Customer : Just with my anxiety I feel like I'm going to go blind
Dr. Rick :

Nope. You are not going blind....just existing as a living experiment about a very interesting (at least to geeks like me :) optical/brain function principle

Dr. Rick :

It should not get worse and, since you have amblyopia in one eye, there is no way to treat it.......that is if you rule out removing one of your eyes. That would solve the problem but is probably a little bit drastic, don't you think?

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Expert:  Dr. Rick replied 5 years ago.
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