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Common Children's Vision Problems

Eye Patch Choices

Selecting the right eye patch for your child with lazy eye (amblyopia)can help ensure the success of treatment.

However, it is most important that you consult your child’s eye doctor in making this selection since every patch may not be right for every child and some patches may not be right for treating amblyopia.

Adhesive patches

There are at least two brands of adhesive eye patches commonly available over-the-counter in drug stores and other retail establishments:

Coverlet® Eye Occlusor

Beiersdorf Inc.
Wilton, Connecticut 06897

Krafty Eye PatchesTM

SavCo Optical Inc.
9030 Kenamar Rd #316
San Diego, Ca 92130
Phone: 858.537.0947
[email protected]

MYI Occlusion Eye Patches

6824 Washington Ave S
Eden Prairie, MN 55344
952-496-0432 Phone
952-403-7900 Fax

NexcareTM OpticludeTM Orthoptic Eye Patch

3M Health Care
3M Center, Building 275-5W-05
St. Paul, Minnesota 55144
Phone: 800.537.2191

Ortopad Hypo-Allergenic Eye Patches

Eye Care and Cure
4646 South Overland Boulevard
Tuscon, Arizona 85714

Sight Connection

9709 Third Avenue, NE, #100
Seatlle, Washington 98115-2027

Non-adhesive patches

Several alternatives to adhesive patches are available. Many of these are made by small businesses, some of which were started by parents of children with amblyopia. Some are cloth patches for wearing over the eye, while others are eyeglass lens occluders.

Anissa’s Fun Patches

P.O. Box 455
Chuckey, Tennessee 37641

Eye Patch Heaven

P.O. Box 21317
Bakersfield, California 93390


2110 McPherson Street
North Bend, Oregon 97459


190 West Grayling Drive
Fairlawn, Ohio 44333

Little Patches

Joanne Kelley
5 Jackson Court
Newport, Rhode Island 02840
Phone: 401.845.9282

Munchkins Eye Patches

3030 Oceanside Boulevard, #12
Oceanside, California 92054


40 Saw Grass Drive
Bellport, New York 11713


P.O. Box 26
Hiawatha, Iowa 52233
Phone: 319.393.4657


7655 Scribner Drive
Citrus Heights, California 95610
Phone: 916.726.9649
E-mail: [email protected]

Pumpkin Patch Eyeworks

P.O. Box 9261
Peoria, Illinois 61614

The Eyes Have It

SoJac Enterprises
P.O. Box 607
Carlisle, Pennsylvania 17013
Phone: 717.960.9091
E-mail: [email protected]

Prevent Blindness America does not endorse or promote specific products and cannot comment on the appropriateness of these patches for any given use. This list is provided for informational purposes only and is not comprehensive. Please consult your eye doctor before selecting or changing your child’s eye patch.