A 36-year-old member asked:
Are there any proven methods to strengthen vision?
2 doctor answers • 5 doctors weighed in
Ophthalmology 27 years experience
Unfortunately, no: People with nearsightedness, farsightedness, astigmatism, or presbyopia (the need fro reading glasses) are not experiencing a disease. These are related to the shape of the eye or the natural changes occuring in the lens, and can only be treated by correcting the prescription (glasses, contacts, lasik, catract surgery). Don't lose money on products that claim to work - they don't.
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Ophthalmology 36 years experience
No: An eye is not "weak" if it can be made to see 20/20 or better with glasses or contacts. If an eye cannot see 20/20 with glasses or contacts (and there is no other eye disease to explain it) there are no proven methods to "strengthen" vision.
6.1k viewsAnswered >2 years ago
Last updated Mar 17, 2016
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