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Doctor insights on: Eye Exercises To Cure Myopia

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How to cure farsightedness by doing eye excercises?

How to cure farsightedness by doing eye excercises?

Not possible: Basing my answer on medical studies and research, it is not possible to cure farsightedness with eye exercises. The problem is that the optical system of the eye is focusing the image behind the retina. Glasses or contacts correct this by refocusing the light. Eye exercises work on the eye muscles around the eye but not on the focusing of light on the retina. ...Read more

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Can you recommend eye exercises to cure nearsightedness?

Can you recommend eye exercises to cure nearsightedness?

No: Nearsightedness results from improper focus of the light rays. Exercises will not change that. ...Read more

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Would eye exercises prevent myopia?

Would eye exercises prevent myopia?

No: No scientific research to date shows any eye exercises that work to stop or reverse myopia. Some expensive eye training exercises have been tried to help alleviate far sightedness but if a cycloplegic (dilated) eye refraction is performed to put the ciliary muscle at rest a true prescription of the eye results and eye glasses are needed. Rarely, a far sighted person can reduce power of glasses. ...Read more

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Eye exercises to improve vision?

Eye exercises to improve vision?

Not useful: Various eye exercises have been proposed over the years to help eliminate the need for glasses. None have stood the test of time. They might make you feel a little better but will not affect the basic eye power in any way. ...Read more

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Can eye exercises improve the eye sight?

Can eye exercises improve the eye sight?

No: Eye exercises can make the eyes feel more comfortable, and might have some effect on eye misalignment, but they will not change the basic eye power needs for eyeglasses or contacts. ...Read more

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Can doing lazy eye exercises correct amblyopia naturally?

Can doing lazy eye exercises correct amblyopia naturally?

No: They have no evidence based value & their pursuit could delay worthwhile treatment & increase the chances that the condition will be permanent. ...Read more

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What eye therapy exercises are proven to help strabismus?

What eye therapy exercises are proven to help strabismus?

Strabismus exercises: Eye muscle surgery along with orthoptic exercises used by an orthoptic trained technician can be beneficial and are frequently used in children. Patterns established by adults do not respond well. ...Read more

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How to cure a crossed eye, lazy eye, ect?

How to cure a crossed eye, lazy eye, ect?

Crossed eye: This condition is some type of strabismus, and in a young child should be evaluated urgently by an ophthalmologist--an eye surgeon/md. Sometimes glasses, and sometimes glasses with patching of the better eye may do the trick. Other times eye muscle surgery is needed. There are some types of strabismus that are harder to correct. If it is for you, seek out an adult strabismologist specialist. ...Read more

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Are there any eye/vision exercises to help fix amblyopia?

Are there any eye/vision exercises to help fix amblyopia?

No: Amblyopia is a brain problem not an eye problem. We try to help children under the age of 10-12 with patching the good eye forcing the bad eye to develop that part of the brain. The plasticity usually slows as you reach your teen years. However, there was a recent study that even as adults, patching may have some benefits. I guess you can teach old dogs new tricks.... See your eye doctor. ...Read more

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Could eye exercises help vision correction?

Could eye exercises help vision correction?

No evidence: This has been a long standing hope of those who wear glasses that something simple like eye exercise can improve vision. There is no evidence that this will work. Don't spend any money on such programs. ...Read more

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How to improve eyesight through eye exercises?

How to improve eyesight through eye exercises?

Unknown: Over the years, there have been many claims regarding eye exercises and improving vision. Except for one well-documented exception, that being the improvement in convergence insufficiency with "pencil pushup" exercises, none of those claims has been verified by any well-designed study. Hence, the best answer is, no one knows...Yet! ...Read more

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Can eye exercises help to reduce myopia?

Can eye exercises help to reduce myopia?

No: I am not aware of any controlled study demonstrating that eye exercises can reduce myopia. Over 30 years, I have not seen any patients in my practice who have reduced their myopia with eye exercises. ...Read more

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Do eye exercises really help vision correction?

Do eye exercises really help vision correction?

No: eye exercises do not have a place in changing ones refractive error. This is a ruse practiced by some optometrists. Eye exercises, however, are useful in the treatment of some issues regarding accommodation and strabismus. ...Read more

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Will eye exercises heip the problem of lazy eyes?

Will eye exercises heip the problem of lazy eyes?

Rarely!: Eye excercises rarely are helpful. In few cases only it has been shown to help. Please see a pediatric ophthalmologist who may direct you towards better options. ...Read more

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How is laser eye surgery to correct nearsightedness?

How is laser eye surgery to correct nearsightedness?

Do you mean : Recovery or cost? Results are very good. Lasik is not however for everyone, there are some who are not good candidates, they don't meet the treatment criteria. Talk with and make an appointment with an ophthalmologist to get the details. ...Read more

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Do lazy eye exercises correct amblyopia?

Do lazy eye exercises correct amblyopia?

No: Amblyopia is corrected by forcing the brain to use the weak eye more (not prune neural connections) -- so make the image sharper or remove double. ...Read more

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Can natural eye exercises work for correcting short sightedness?

Can natural eye exercises work for correcting short sightedness?

No: Near-sightedness cannot be corrected by any type of eye exercise. However, there are suggestions that near-sightedness is made worse with prolonged accommodation (using your eyes muscles to focus at close distances) in children. Wearing bifocals may slow its progression. At your age, the near-sightedness should be stable and cannot be influenced by anything you do. ...Read more

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Can laser eye surgery cure eye disorders?

Can laser eye surgery cure eye disorders?

Several : Lasers are used extensively in medicine. In ophthalmology they are used across many fields. In refractive surgery they are used to make cataract surgery safer and to help rid young adults of eyeglasses. In glaucoma we use them to prevent blindness in open and closed glaucoma. In retina disease we use lasers to prevent blindness in diabetic retinopathy, ocular strokes, and repair retinal holes. ...Read more

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Can laser eye surgery really cure eye disorders?

Yes: There are certain disorders that affect the front surface of the cornea and a laser can ablate (remove) that surface. Disorders include superficial corneal scars, anterior stromal dystrophies and recurrent erosions. ...Read more