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Dr. David Kira
Ophthalmology 21 years experience
Not really: The contact lens rx is determined from a refraction for glasses - sometimes trial fitting is necessary since the actual numbers are different due to a... Read More
Dr. Robert Chang
Specializes in Ophthalmology
No: The power is different from the glasses to contact lens due to the different distances of the correction from the eye. Also contact lens rx requires ... Read More

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A 60-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
Pediatrics 33 years experience
That's great!: If you do not ask for premium, paid services, then this HealthTap public, informational forum is free. If you have additional questions or curiosities... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Laura Webb
Pediatrics 13 years experience
Less than 2 hrs/day: The aap recommends that children (over age 2) have less than 2 hrs a day of screen time (this includes tv, video games, ipad, iphone, etc etc). Child... Read More
Dr. Marcus Degraw
Pediatrics 22 years experience
1-2 hours: 1-2 hours per day total including computer and video games.
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
Cardiology 51 years experience
Blood pressure: The pressure is still normal but 140 systolic at 16y/o is borderline. Would minimize salt intake and keep close watch on BP into the future.
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arnold Beresh
Podiatry 41 years experience
No: You should take off at least one day to let the body rest and rejuvenate.
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joel Gallant
Infectious Disease 36 years experience
No!: The most common reason for people to try to end their lives is depression, a treatable condition. Another is chronic pain, also treatable. Finally, ... Read More
A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology 44 years experience
Of course: Or at any time when you're hungry. Life's difficult enough without troubling yourself over subscientific, made-up rules about what's supposed to be un... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 46 years experience
Depends : The best answer comes with who you expect to do the day to day care for the pet.There are downsides to any animal around infants & toddlers & i recent... Read More
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Absolutely: As long as you fell post recovery from the workout and as long as you are maintaining an adequate healthy diet and fluid intake, there is no risk to w... Read More
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Dr. Susan Rhoads
Family Medicine 38 years experience
Sure.: High protein low carb diets are unhealthy. Corn has some protein as well as carbs. As long as you eat other things, inc. fruits and other colors of v... Read More

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