A 41-year-old member asked:
I read a lot so is there a way to prevent myopia from reading?
2 doctor answers • 3 doctors weighed in
Ophthalmology 31 years experience
5.8k viewsAnswered >2 years ago
LASIK Surgery 18 years experience
Myopic progression: If you are an adult, reading will not likely cause any significant change in your myopia. If you are a child, then myopic progression may occur as the eye grows and can be stimulated by excessive near work. Some slowing of myopic progression can be seen with dilute Atropine and bifocals.
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Last updated Oct 3, 2016
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