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A 45-year-old member asked:

can someone tell me how people keep the eye sight from getting worse?

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Dr. Richard Bensinger
Ophthalmology 52 years experience
Depends: Is your eye sight not good from uncorrected vision that would be clear with proper glasses or contacts? Or because of some disease process which needs treatment? Or is it some permanent process? Best to have an ophthalmologist evaluate you and see if any of these are operative. You cannot improve eyesight by so called "natural" means or diet or natural medications.

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A 42-year-old member asked:

Can eye exercises improve the eye sight?

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Dr. Richard Bensinger
Ophthalmology 52 years experience
No: Eye exercises can make the eyes feel more comfortable, and might have some effect on eye misalignment, but they will not change the basic eye power needs for eyeglasses or contacts.
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A 22-year-old female asked:

If alignment of spectacle is a little out...would it make the eye sight worse?

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Dr. Richard Carlin
Ophthalmology 50 years experience
No: While it may cause headaches and eye strain, it will not cause your vision to get worse.

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