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A 16-year-old male asked:

Is it possible to naturally correct myopia and astigmatism? (i currently wear specs) how can i prevent my eye conditions from worsening?

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Dr. Richard Bensinger
Ophthalmology 52 years experience
Not possible: No "natural" means has ever been shown to deal with a need for eyeglasses. When you reach your mid-20s you can have LASIK surgery to correct the problem.

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Last updated Jul 1, 2016

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