A 27-year-old male asked:
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what does it mean when corrective lense power gets increased every year during eye check up?have difficulty seeing dist objects.can i stop this?

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Dr. Richard Bensinger
52 years experience Ophthalmology
Not really: You probably have myopia and this tends to progress over time until the mid twenties when it generally stops. If still significantly progressing, discuss with your ophthalmologist to rule out corneal problems which might be at risk.
Answered on Dec 11, 2012

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