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Girls Wearing Thick Glasses
Depends: For severe myopia only, contact lenses may be possible but impractical. You may qualify for LASIK surgery but the amount of cornea that needs to be cut may be unsafe. Most likely, you may qualify for lens implant surgery. But, it depends on your eye condition and any other medical conditions you have, so please see your primary physician and ophthalmologist, NOT an optometrist, for consultation. ...Read more
The lens on my glasses are thick due to poor eyesight. Is a thinner lens made that is just as powerful?
Aphakia: Typically it is due to a condition called aphakia, where the natural focusing lens removed during the surgery is not replaced with a lens implant. This is not common. Modern uncomplicated cataract surgery does not require thick glasses afterwards, and in many cases actually reduces or eliminates the need for glasses. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What happens if you have really bad eye sight at age 10 and need thick glasses for nearsightedness already?
Glasses/CLs: Some kids develop nearsightedness (myopia) early. In order to see better, they wear glasses and, when they are mature enough, can use contact lenses (cls). Kids are not appropriate candidates for any laser vision correction. Myopic people in general are slightly more at-risk for some eye diseases like glaucoma, so your child should be checked by an ophthalmologist at least yearly. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My son has thalassemia minor and has eye problems where he needs to wear thick glasses. He has recently been complaining of severe ha's, and is dizzy?
Why do I have bald spots? Im a 24 year old polynesian girls. Naturally we have long and very thick hair...Atleast i used too. I have a lot of bald spots and my hair is thinning by a lot. Its kinda scary.... What could I do to regain my hair?
This : This is hard to answer without a clinical exam so i would see a dermatologist. Is it possible you have alopecia areata or hair thinning due to relaxers/chemicals/hair styling? See a picture of alopecia areata and treatment options at the link below. I hope this helps! ...Read more