A 46-year-old member asked:
what can i do to get treatment for my bad vision (other than glasses / contact lenses)?
2 doctor answers • 3 doctors weighed in
Family Medicine 37 years experience
Surgical choices: If you have bad vision (poor visual acuity?), and need help, your options are contacts, glasses or several surgical corrections such as radial keratotomy, lasik, etc. The right choice depends on several factors about your problem and needs, finances, and considering the risks and benefits of any surgery. While some exercises exist to strengthen eyes, they usually cannot correct significant problem.
5714 viewsAnswered >2 years ago
LASIK Surgery 18 years experience
Laser surgery: I would recommend getting screened for laser vision correction (ie lasik or prk).
5570 viewsReviewed >2 years ago
A 30-year-old member asked:
I woke up this morning with bad vision. Does this mean i need glasses or could it be health related?
1 doctor answer • 1 doctor weighed in
Ophthalmology 34 years experience
Yes: It could be either. Visit your ophthalmologist to see (pun intended).
5444 viewsAnswered >2 years ago
A 40-year-old member asked:
I have really bad vision and need glasses but i don't like them?
2 doctor answers • 2 doctors weighed in
Addiction Medicine 30 years experience
Contacts or surgery: Glasses are just one option. Look into contact lenses and possibly refractive surgery to correct the problem. It is a good idea to have glasses as well to use when necessary.
5230 viewsAnswered >2 years ago
Last updated Oct 1, 2012
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