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Do all myopics have standard measurement of thinner retina with each degree of higher myopia? Couldn't it be due to defects in anterior layers of eye?

Do all myopics have standard measurement of thinner retina with each degree of higher myopia? Couldn't it be due to defects in anterior layers of eye?

Different issue: Myopes have a combination of greater length of the eye from front to back and a lense that is higher power. All retinas except some pathologic retinas are the same thickness. A myopic eye focuses the light inside the eye in front of the retina as the focusing is too strong. A myopic corrective lens disperses the waves moving the focus backwards onto the retina. ...Read more

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The top layer of your eyes and you rub it super hard and it hurt, will it change appearance? What are the clues? Please be specific.

The top layer of your eyes and you rub it super hard and it hurt, will it change appearance? What are the clues? Please be specific.

Scratched eye: If you rub the eye too hard you can cause a scratch on the surface. The appearance won't change except the eye may become red. Frequent aggressive eye rubbing may also be a cause of a progressive weakening of the cornea resulting in keratoconus. ...Read more

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Thin layer of sudocrem for baggy eyes help?

Thin layer of sudocrem for baggy eyes help?

Unlikely: In fact some of the ingredients in it are eye irritatants ...Read more

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What is the transparent layer in the eye that bends?

What is the transparent layer in the eye that bends?

The cornea is: the anterior (front) portion of the eye. It is composed of five layers (a sixth layer has recently been discovered). It is optically clear, rigid and allows light to be refracted into the eye. The lens is inside the eye behind the iris and is optically clear. When young, the lens can change shape through the interaction of the ciliary body, helping to focus the light to the retina. ...Read more