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A 46-year-old member asked:

what to do to improve my eye sight?

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Dr. Richard Bensinger
Ophthalmology 52 years experience
Regular eye exams: Your vision is a function of your inheritance, circumstances of fetal development and birth, and exposure to visual stimuli, trauma and disease. You cannot help your inheritance or development, but get regular eye exams, eat a balanced diet, minimize uv light exposure and protect your eyes in hazardous situations.
Dr. Richard Bensinger
Ophthalmology 52 years experience
Depends on cause: If you eyesight is down from a need for eyeglasses, then you can get a prescription from your ophthalmologist for this. If it is down due to disease or trauma, then you might need treatment to improve the vision.
Dr. William Goldstein
Ophthalmology 31 years experience
Glasses or contacts: As long as your eyes have no health problems, you can wear glasses or contact lenses to improve your vision. If you are looking for surgery to help, consider lasik or relex surgery. Check out http://www.2020vision.Com/procedures_relex.Html.

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How do I improve my eye sight from a computer monitor overuse?

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Dr. Robert Alexander
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Don't overuse: Excessive staring at a computer screen will result in severe fatigue and blurring of vision. Shorten exposure times, use melanin filtered reading lenses, avoid over-bright screens should help. Keeping eyes rested and moisturized is helpful in reducing symptoms of severe eyestrain.
A 42-year-old member asked:

Can eye exercises improve the eye sight?

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Dr. Richard Bensinger
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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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Is there a way to improve eye sight without surgery?

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Dr. Federico Mattioli
LASIK Surgery 25 years experience
Depends on cause: Obvious ways without surgery are contacts and glasses. Importantly, be sure nutritional conditions are met. Common reasons for blurry vision include dryness and some medications. "lazy eye" (amblyopia) generally can not be improved once a person is older than about 10 years of age.
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Could i improve eye sight naturally, without glasses or contacts?

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Dr. Tim Conrad
Ophthalmology 34 years experience
No: There are no known ways to do this.
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Is there anyway i can improve my eye sight?

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Optical correction: Glasses, contact lenses, or surgery are the only ways to improve your eyesight.

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