A 22-year-old male asked:
Male 23. eye power before left (minus 1.5 spherical) right (minus 1.75 spherical) currently left (minus 2 spherical + 0.50 cylindrical) right (minus 2.50 spherical + 0.50 cylindrical) why power increasing fast in just 8 months. when stabilize ?
2 doctor answers • 2 doctors weighed in
Pathology 50 years experience
Answered Sep 03, 2021
Ophthalmology 29 years experience
It is possible that your glasses prescription power changed that much in 8 months, but more likely there is a difference in the measurement process, or you may have had a slight focus spasm from looking at your smart phone. A measurement taken after cycloplegic eye drops would tell you which it is. Prescriptions usually stabilize by age 26.
Answered Sep 16, 2021
Last updated Sep 16, 2021
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