Clinical Information For the Treatment Of Lazy Eye
What Is Lazy Eye?
Lazy Eye - Basics
A lazy eye occurs when the brain and eye do not function together properly, resulting in reduced vision in one eye. Symptoms of lazy eye, also called Amblyopia, include impaired depth perception and the appearance of the eyes to improperly function together. A lazy eye is most commonly caused by strabismus (a positioning imbalance of the two eyes), however other factors such as cataracts or astigmatism can lead to the condition.
Below you will find alternative and natural treatment options including those from a Chinese Medicine perspective for Lazy Eye.
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Which Tam Healing and Tongren Therapy Protocols Apply To Lazy Eye?
Lazy Eye - Tam Healing and Tongren Therapy Protocols
Tong Ren Therapy is the energy healing/medical qi gong aspect of the Tam Healing System. The areas of focus for lazy eye that we would use in Tong Ren techniques form the basis for our acupuncture treatments as well. Generally you would mix these primary points with points specific to the patients underlying TCM pattern and then our tuina (medical massage) would be largely focused on these points as well.
The following Tam healing and tong ren therapy protocols may be used with lazy eye:
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