Treatment of strabismus aims to improve vision and alignment of the eyes. Treatment involves: spectacles, patching and sometimes surgery. Your practitioner will establish the vision in both eyes. If your child has amblyopia then vision will be reduced. In most cases the first step is to prescribe the full optical correction. Spectacles help to improve vision and correct the eye turn. In order to improve vision in the lazy eye, the GOOD eye may be patched for specific periods. The combination of spectacles and patching provides effective treatment for lazy eye in 80% of patients. Many parents notice improved coordination and confidence after treatment.