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Midlothian, IL
A 23-year-old male asked:

How can i prevent my eyes from worsening? i already wear glasses. im a boxer so vision is important if i want to be at the top of my game

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Dr. Richard Wieder
Ophthalmology 36 years experience
Glasses prescription: Usually stabilizes by your age. Also, if it stays the same for at least a year or so, you can consider refractive surgery like lasik to correct your glasses need. You have to be careful about doing this though, since you are a boxer.
Last updated Dec 7, 2013


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