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Doctor insights on: Foods To Cure Cylindrical Eye Power In Kids

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MY SON HE IS 3.5 YEARS OLD. HE HAS CYLINDRICAL POWER -3.25 IN BOTH EYES. HOW CAN I REDUCE THIS?

MY SON HE IS 3.5 YEARS OLD. HE HAS CYLINDRICAL POWER -3.25 IN BOTH EYES. HOW CAN I REDUCE THIS?

Myopia: Well, you cannot change your son's myopia, he has been born with it. It is very important to make certain his eyes are developing normally and that he receives the proper prescription spectacles when he needs them. To that end, make sure he sees a pediatric ophthalmologist routinely & then you can be reassured that his vision is maturing on pace with his age. A well fitted spectacle is very likey. ...Read more

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Cylindrical power -6.5 in both eyes, is this really bad?

Cylindrical power -6.5 in both eyes, is this really bad?

This is: A large amount of astigmatism. You should see a corneal specialist to evaluate your corneas for a ectatic disorder like keratoconus. ...Read more

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Cylindrical power -6.5 in both eyes. What does this indicate?

Cylindrical power -6.5 in both eyes. What does this indicate?

This indicates: A lot of astigmatism. This much astigmatism should be evaluated for possible corneal problems. Be sure to see a corneal specialist for this evaluation. ...Read more

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Cylindrical power of -.25 in both eyes. Is this considered bad?

Cylindrical power of -.25 in both eyes. Is this considered bad?

Astigmatism: This is a nearly negligible amount of astigmatism and should not be responsible for any significant problem with vision. ...Read more

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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?

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?

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. ...Read more

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How to reduce cylindrical axis power in eye?

How to reduce cylindrical axis power in eye?

Surgery: Surgery like LASIK or PRK will correct astigmatism which is what cylindrical axis power represents. Otherwise glasses or contacts will compensate for the vision defect. ...Read more

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How I can reduce cylindrical, positive and negative power for eyes?

You can't: There is no "natural" way to correct your vision. Just glasses, contacts, or corneal surgery.

Sorry.

Anyone who says different walks like a duck. ...Read more

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I was diagnosed with a spherical +.075 power and cylindrical -.1.90 power for both my eyes. Is that very bad?

I was diagnosed with a spherical +.075 power and cylindrical -.1.90 power for both my eyes. Is that very bad?

OnlyMeans NotPerfect: Focus. Values=magnification, in diopters, which examiner felt were effective to compensate focus (from what you said: clearer vs. Less clear) & better read characters. The Phoropter used to arrive at values=simply an arrangement of lenses (quickly changeable glasses, if you will) used, trial & error, to rapidly check what worked better at time checked. Spherical=overall; cylinder+axis=astigmatism. ...Read more

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I have given a 0.5 cylindrical power in my left eye with 20° axis. My question is should I need to wear a spects.

I have given a 0.5 cylindrical power in my left eye with 20° axis. My question is should I need to wear a spects.

Depends: If you otherwise see well enough without spectacles in with both eyes, you likely can just monitor your vision. Astigmatism tends to have more symptoms of blur of too high and especially at nighttime. 0.5 cylinder at 020 degrees axis is low order, but oblique in nature, which also tends to be more symptomatic. Have your eyes monitored. You can always wear spectacles if your vision is blurry. ...Read more

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I have a cylindrical power of -0.5 (both eyes) with axis 90 on left eyes and 85 on right eyes. Is it necessary to wear my glasses all day?

I have a cylindrical power of -0.5 (both eyes) with axis 90 on left eyes and 85 on right eyes. Is it necessary to wear my glasses all day?

Probably not: You have a mild astigmatism and at 20 years of age, are probably able to see quite well without glasses. If you get headaches when you read you might consider glasses. ...Read more

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I was told by my eye specialist that I have a cylindrical power, which is talking about what?

I was told by my eye specialist that I have a cylindrical power, which is talking about what?

Astigmatism.: Your specialist was referring to astigmatism which is a situation where your eye is not perfectly round like a basketball, but it is slightly ob-longed in one direction as in comparison to a football. This is very normal and almost every one has some amount of astigmatism, depending on how precisely you measure the difference in two different axis's. ...Read more

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I have a sph power of -0.75 in left eye and -1 in right eye. My right eye also has cylindrical power of -0.5, axis 100. Should I wear glasses always?

I have a sph power of -0.75 in left eye and -1 in right eye. My right eye also has cylindrical power of -0.5, axis 100. Should I wear glasses always?

Your choice: Glasses are an optical improvement but not a medical item. If you need the clarity of vision these glasses can provide, then by all means wear them. But you do no harm living with a little blur and your powers indicate that reading should be no issue at all. Either way, the health of the eyes will not compromised. ...Read more

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What is Keratoconus, I went for general eye check up have a little cylindrical power 1.75 (LE) 2.25 (RE), doctor suspected for KC worried help, me pls?

What is Keratoconus, I went for general eye check up have a little cylindrical power 1.75 (LE) 2.25 (RE), doctor suspected for KC worried help, me pls?

Examination: First of all, keratoconus is mostly a sporadic disease with an incidence of 1:2000. It is bilateral & not due to inflammatory conditions. Less frequently it's due to hereditary factors. Corneal topography is very helpful in diagnosing the condition, although other clinical signs are picked up during examination. Improving vision generally requires ridged contact lenses, although some néed surgery. ...Read more

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My 4.5 year old daughter has myopia and was prescribed -3 in cylinderical correction in left eye. (right eye normal) Any way to cure it?

My 4.5 year old daughter has myopia and was prescribed -3 in cylinderical correction in left eye. (right eye normal) Any way to cure it?

No cure: What your child has cannot be cured and she needs to wear prescription glasses regularly and all the time. She also needs 6 monthly check ups to prevent amblyopia (lazy eye). LASIK surgery if contemplated cannot be tried before 30 years of age. ...Read more

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Really bad eye vision (11 (spherical), -2.5 (cylindrical). Does this mean I need contacts?

Really bad eye vision (11 (spherical), -2.5 (cylindrical). Does this mean I need contacts?

Vision correction: With that prescription, you need some of correction such as glasses, contacts, or surgery. The glasses will be pretty thick though. ...Read more

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Can you please explain what this eye prescription means? 0.D. Cylinder -0.25 axis 90 o.S -0.50 axis 75?

Can you please explain what this eye prescription means? 0.D. Cylinder -0.25 axis 90 o.S -0.50 axis 75?

Don't worry: It means that you have an incredibly weak prescription and probably don't even need glasses. ...Read more

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I wear glasses cylinders 0.25. Why do my eyes often feel like get something in my eyes, and itching? How do I treat it?

I wear glasses cylinders 0.25. Why do my eyes often feel like get something in my eyes, and itching? How do I treat it?

Really???: That is virtually a no prescription glasses! I would not have personally placed 0.25 diopters of astigmatism in any glasses! It is too little to help and more likely to irritate one's vision. The eye strain may be your issue! Wear the glasses solid for 1-2 weeks. If not better, they may need to be redone without the astigmatism. ...Read more

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Please advise what is spherical, cylindrical & axis according to eye prescrption?

Please advise what is spherical, cylindrical & axis according to eye prescrption?

Powers: Spherical is the basic power of how plus or minus a correction you need. Astigmatism is the ovalness of the eye and the cylinder refers to the power (how much) ovalness there is and the axis is the orientation of the ovalness (from 0 degrees to 180 degrees). ...Read more

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What does a sphere number of +0.50 and cylinder number of -0.25 mean (axis 179 degrees) (left eye is +0.25, -0.25, 14 degrees respectively)?

What does a sphere number of +0.50 and cylinder number of -0.25 mean (axis 179 degrees) (left eye is +0.25, -0.25, 14 degrees respectively)?

Eyeglass powers: These are small numbers and probably means the vision of this person is good without glasses. The first number (sphere) is whether a magnifying or minifying lens is needed. The cylinder is the amount of ovalness and the axis is the orientation of the oval (vertical is 90 degrees and horizontal 180 degrees and other numbers are in between). ...Read more

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I have right sphere -5.5 cylinder -0.5 axis 175. Shall I need tropical or bifocal lense for right eye?

Probably not: At your age I assume the power for the left eye is similar. You would need ordinary spectacles and do not have to consider multifocals until you reach your 40s. ...Read more

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Can you tell me in hyperopia, we have something like a spherical no. Or cylinderical no. Or both for each eye. What is it?

Spherical: Hyperopia is corrected by spherical lenses. Spherical lenses change the focal length of light passing through your eye.
Cylindrical lenses correct astigmatism. Your glasses prescription may have both numbers as most people have some amount of astigmatism. ...Read more

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I have eye floaters and their shapes have turned cylindrical and segmemted like a worm. This was the first time they looked like this. What to do?

I have eye floaters and their shapes have turned cylindrical and segmemted like a worm. This was the first time they looked like this. What to do?

Floaters: Any change in floaters or new floaters or associated symptoms such as flashes or loss of vision require a full dilated exam by an eyemd to be sure there are no retinal tears or detachment. ...Read more

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Eye test report spherical +.75 cylindrical -.5 axis 180 axis. Symptoms headache work on computer daily basis for 4 hours?

Hyperopia: Or farsightedness can cause the symptoms you are experiencing, especially if you work on a computer for prolonged periods of time. It's worthwhile wearing glasses containing your prescription to help your symptoms. ...Read more

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I have astigmatism on both eyes, with left eye a cylinder of 1.0 I am told there are no brands with 1.0 which makes it blurry. What can I do?

I have astigmatism on both eyes, with left eye a cylinder of 1.0 I am told there are no brands with 1.0 which makes it blurry. What can I do?

0.75 OK: If you are referring to contact lenses, then one with a cylinder of 0.75 would be fine. The number does not have to be exact, and the contact lens itself will mask the final 0.25. ...Read more

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Are these eye exams bad: right cylinder -0.75, axis 003. left cylinder -0.50, left axis 142. Is this sign of neurological disease or something serious?

Are these eye exams bad: right cylinder -0.75, axis 003. left cylinder -0.50, left axis 142. Is this sign of neurological disease or something serious?

No: These numbers represent very mild astigmatism. This is quite common and can be easily corrected with glasses or contact lenses. You should not have any worry. ...Read more

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My daughter's eye prescription is od -3.00 sphere +2.00 cylinder 110 aaxis and os -6.00 sphere +2.50 cylinder 30 axis what does this mean?

My daughter's eye prescription is od -3.00 sphere +2.00 cylinder 110 aaxis and os -6.00 sphere +2.50 cylinder 30 axis what does this mean?

OD is right eye,: OS is left eye. The first #s. sphere, are negative, meaning she is nearsighted. The second #s (cylinder) is the amount of astigmatism that is present. Since astigmatism means the eye is focusing light at an angle, astigmatism comes with a rotation axis. The cylinder is rotated to this axis so that the light can be focused straight on. ...Read more

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Right/left eye-sphere-0/0 cylinder=-2/-1 axis-120/15.Got glasses 1st time. I have astigmatism. After 2 days of wearing glass square looks like trapezoid?

Right/left eye-sphere-0/0 cylinder=-2/-1 axis-120/15.Got glasses 1st time. I have astigmatism. After 2 days of wearing glass square looks like trapezoid?

Give it time: Distortion from astigmatic correction can take some time to adjust to. Your vision will not be as clear without the astigmatic correction. Wear the glasses full time, so yo can adjust. Worse case scenario, you have the astigmatism added to your prescription in steps over a years time. This is costly though. ...Read more

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I'm 43 and feeling eye strain lately. My prescription in both eyes: sphere +25, -.50 cylinder, od axis 85, os axis 105 with a +1.00 add. Will glasses help?

Small numbers: These figures indicate a very minor degree of distance correction. You are at an age when near vision is an issue and might need correction at near. Is your strain from reading? And near vision? If it is generalized, then check with your ophthalmologist for evaluation. ...Read more

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What is the cure for sore eyes on children?

What is the cure for sore eyes on children?

See an eye doctor: Sore eyes in kids may be as simple as needing glasses to something more serious. Please see an eyemd soon! ...Read more

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Is there a cure for a wandering eye in adults? What about children?

Is there a cure for a wandering eye in adults? What about children?

Depends: Surgery can straighten eyes out, but if one eye sees very poorly, it will tend to wander again. ...Read more

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MY CHILD IS HAVING -6 CYLINDRICAL POWER SHE IS ONLY 5 YEARS. WHAT IS THE BEST REMEDY?

MY CHILD IS HAVING -6 CYLINDRICAL POWER SHE IS ONLY 5 YEARS. WHAT IS THE BEST REMEDY?

Hyperactivity: Some children are more hyperactive than others. The key is to differentiate what may be within normal range vs those who are in need for additional evaluation. One way is to see if the child is doing what is expected of her at this age e.g. Normal eating sleeping and listening to your commands and not getting into danger areas to get hurt or hurting others. ...Read more