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Possibly, depending on the age at which the hyperopia is detected by pediatric vision screening or an eye care professional and the severity of the hyperopia. Many times doctors will prescribe glasses to help strengthen the vision of child who has a weak eye and is at risk for, or has already developed, amblyopia also commonly called “lazy eye”). One risk factor for amblyopia is anisometropia, which occurs when there is a significant difference in refraction between the two eyes (anisometropia).