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My son is 5yr & both eyes has -1.50 cylindrical power. right eye axis is 10 & left eye 175. is spec needed at this age or can cure through right diet?

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Dr. Sandra Lora Cremers
Ophthalmology 27 years experience
Diet doesn't cure : Myopia/nearsightedness but helps prevent other issues (cataract, macular issues); too much near work without breaks (iPhone, computer, tv) does increase myopia so be sure son plays/exercises outside at least 1 hr per day.
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