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Any natural treatment for hyperopia?

Any natural treatment for hyperopia?

No: The prescription need to correct your vision is a function of the physical characteristics of your eye including it's length and the curvature of the cornea. The only things which can correct your vision are glasses, contacts or possibly laser vision correction. ...Read more

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Dr. Ronald Krauser
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Short Sightedness (Definition)

Short sightedness = myopia = Ability to see close objects well but with difficulty seeing objects ...Read more


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Is there any laser treatment for weak eyesight?

Is there any laser treatment for weak eyesight?

Depends: If you mean a "lazy eye" when you say "weak" eyesight, then no. There is no laser that can treat lazy eye. If you just mean requiring glasses to see, then lasers such as lasik can decrease a patient's need for glasses. ...Read more

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Is there any treatment for short term memory loss?

Is there any treatment for short term memory loss?

Writing things down: Make post -its and other reminders. Write down dates in a planner or calendar. Use a friend or loved one to help remind you. Consult your doctor for further evaluation and possible medication. Be sure to consider situational stressors as contributing elements. ...Read more

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Is drug treatment for depression a long-term solution or only for a short period? Do some doctors recommend lifestyle changes over medications?

Is drug treatment for depression a long-term solution or only for a short period? Do some doctors recommend lifestyle changes over medications?

Yes to all: Some people have a traumatic event and take meds for a short period. Some people have a chemical imbalance and just need to take the medication regularly. Lifestyle changes and resolving issues should always be the first option. Unfortunately, lifesyle changes and resolving issues is more easily said than done. ...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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Would having diagnosis laryngitis be approved for short term disabilty?

Would having diagnosis laryngitis  be approved for short term disabilty?

Maybe: If your job involves speaking and case is severe that it won't resolve in a couple of weeks then it may but usually this condition resolves in a week or two with voice rest. ...Read more

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For how many years Requip (ropinirole) is an effective treatment for Parkinson's as the decease progresses?

For how many years Requip (ropinirole) is an effective treatment for Parkinson's as the decease progresses?

That Depends : Requip (ropinirole) is not a cure nor will it lessen the progression (or I'm unaware of such evidence)....however it's benefit on symptoms of a movement disorder may be present as long as you take the medication, possibly many years. If you think it may no longer be effective, then discuss with provider. Maybe a dosage adjustment or maybe a trial off/on the medication is reasonable. ...Read more

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How long can Timolol treatment for suspected glaucoma last?

How long can Timolol treatment for suspected glaucoma last?

Not to treat: In most cases of chronic glaucoma in the USA, the disease in young adults is very slowly progressive over many years. In 'Suspect' cases, there is NO Evidence of damage to any vision, and NO evidence of damage to any ocular nerve tissue. In those cases, retesting a couple of times a year , and looking for other causes of the suspicious findings, are more prudent than immediately treating. ...Read more

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Is there any natural treatment for insomnia?

Is there any natural treatment for insomnia?

Insomnia: Melatonin is a natural supplement that many people use and find successfully helps them sleep. Check with your doctor to see if she or he recommends this natural supplement. Best wishes. ...Read more

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What OTC sleep medicines are best for short periods of use?

What OTC sleep medicines are best for short periods of use?

Sleep: Need assessment to find out the cause of your insomnia so you can treat it. If primary insomnia is determined to be the cause, and your doctor approves it, melatonin is worth a try. ...Read more

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Can patanol (olopatadine) be taken for long term treatment o?

Can patanol (olopatadine) be taken for long term treatment o?

Yes: Patentol, and the class of medications used for allergy treatment called mast cell stabilzers, are generally thought to be safe for ongoing use. Typically Pataday is used once daily, and Patanol (olopatadine) twice daily, as needed, for allergic symptoms like itchy and watery eyes. ...Read more

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How effective is medical Marijuana for temporal arteritis? And how safe are corticosteroids? And please no discussion of politics over MM

How effective is medical Marijuana for temporal arteritis? And how safe are corticosteroids? And please no discussion of politics over MM

Urgent Treatment: Temporal Arteritis is a serious condition and requires immediate treatment to avoid serious complications like Blindness. Medical Marijuana will not prevent those complications. You should discuss with your Doc. ...Read more

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What are the methods for obtaining pupillary distance for glasses? Which is best for me?

What are the methods for obtaining pupillary distance for glasses? Which is best for me?

Optometrist: You can get this done at any eyeglass shop, an optometrist office, or at your eye doctor, the ophthalmologist's office, its a simple measurement that does not require any extremely fancy device ...Read more

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What are good prescription medication to relief anxiety in short term, other than benzos & barbiturates.

What are good prescription medication to relief anxiety in short term, other than benzos & barbiturates.

You're doing it: Here's a good website on this topic - and it says something I always say. Consider CBT therapy. I can work for some w/o any medications. But it ALWAYS improves their effectiveness. It takes effort on your part - but it is your life and playing your part is important.. I hope you can find a good therapist and have it to be thankful for next year. ...Read more

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Is their any quick treatment for squint eye problem ir any exercise?

Is their any quick treatment for squint eye problem ir any exercise?

Squint: Usually done to see better, some squint to prevent double vision. If this is for vision not double vision then a glass prescription or contacts can help. ...Read more

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Is there any permanent cure treatment for asthma for a child?

Is there any permanent cure treatment for asthma for a child?

No: At the this time, with our present medical knowledge, there is no permanent cure for asthma. Asthma is an atopic disease where hypersensitivity develops in the lungs and can be triggered by many things. Treatment can be temporary or life-long and there is no way to predict whether someone will improve to where meds are not needed. ...Read more

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Dr. James Hocker
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