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My son was 6 yrs old and he was told that he has -0.75 cylindrical power in both the eyes. will it increase ? how to reduce it?

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Dr. Richard Bensinger
Ophthalmology 53 years experience
Increase likely: Your child has a mild astigmatism. This is common and is fairly stable but might change a little over time. Your child's astigmatism is low enough that for a while nothing need be done in terms of eyeglasses. Just have him checked in a year and see if it has changed.

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