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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Whitman
45 years experience Ophthalmology
No: After we get in our teens, eye exercises will not help the power of the eyes.
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Dr. Alan Mindlin
50 years experience Ophthalmology
No: There are specific treatmentsexercises for certain eye muscle conditions. Nonspecific yoga exercises are just that=nonspecific.
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Coby Hartman
19 years experience Retinal Surgery
In short, no.: Myopia, or near-sightedness, is either due to a longer than normal eye (typically longer than 24mm), or a steep cornea. Neither of these can be reduc ... Read More
Dr. George Yang
27 years experience Ophthalmology
No: Near-sightedness cannot be corrected by any type of eye exercise. However, there are suggestions that near-sightedness is made worse with prolonged ac ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Niraj Patel
27 years experience Ophthalmology
Astigmatism: These are refractive errors that are usually corrected with glasses or contact lenses. Eye exercises will not usually help correct for this. A detai ... Read More
Dr. Tim Conrad
34 years experience Ophthalmology
No: Eye exercises have not been proven to helpful for these refractive disorders. They are easily fixed with the laser.
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Goldstein
31 years experience Ophthalmology
Sometimes: Only a few eye problems respond to exercises. Exophoria and convergence problems may.
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Anu Prasad
23 years experience Ophthalmology
Depends: There are a few disorders that do benefit somewhat from eye muscle exercises. These are very few. Most exercises will not cause any harm though.
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Barakeh
24 years experience Ophthalmology
Unknown: Over the years, there have been many claims regarding eye exercises and improving vision. Except for one well-documented exception, that being the imp ... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Constad
41 years experience Ophthalmology
None: Eye exercises are sometimes done for some eye muscle disorders. However there are no eye exercises that make you see better.
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tim Conrad
34 years experience Ophthalmology
No: Eye exercises have no value in improving vision.
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Dr. Jan Lei Iwata
26 years experience Ophthalmology
Helps even more with: exophoria to train the eyes to see or pull together to see straight when you have intermittent exophoria. Need to find degree of esophoria you have b ... Read More
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