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Can I have laser treatment for my short-sightedness?

Can I have laser treatment for my short-sightedness?

See an MD eye doctor: An ophthalmologist is a physician trained to examine and treat the eyes. He or she would be able to examine you to make that determination. ...Read more

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Dr. Scott Keith
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Short Sightedness (Definition)

Short-sightedness is a symptom in which a person is nearsighted (myopia), and can see clearly only things that are close to him. Objects farther away are blurry. Nearsightedness is correctable with glasses, contact lenses, or laser surgery. Short-sightedness can also refer to a personality trait (a person who does not see the long-term effects of actions or events) that has nothing ...Read more


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What is the cause(s) of halos in short sightedness especially in 3rf trimester of pregnancy ie. 34 weeks.?

What is the cause(s) of halos in short sightedness especially in 3rf trimester of pregnancy ie. 34 weeks.?

Pregnancy vision : High hormone levels which occur during pregnancy can cause changes in the corneal curvature, resulting in prescription change, blurred vision and glare & haloes. ...Read more

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What causes short sightedness?

What causes short sightedness?

Genetics+environment: Myopia, in a simple model, depends on refractive index of cornea-tear film, lens, length of eye. So if any of these are altered so that the image focuses in front of the retina (steep k, longer eye, higher refractive lens index, etc.), then you become short sighted. The anatomy of the eye is inherited and a lot of near work can affect it. ...Read more

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I'm suffering from short sightedness how this can be cured?

Glasses?: Treatment for near or farsightedness would be glasses or other optic manipulations. Short-sightedness, i'm not sure there's a cure for. ...Read more

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What are the causes of sight problems, such as short-sightedness and long-sightedness?

What are the causes of sight problems, such as short-sightedness and long-sightedness?

Internal growth: Almost all eyes are shorter than needed at birth (farsighted) and eyes grow with development. This changes the eyes to near and far sightedness to many. The cause then is growth combined with heredity and birth issues. ...Read more

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How do a cataract and short-sightedness differ?

How do a cataract and short-sightedness differ?

2 different things: A cataract is an opacity in the lens of the eye that can blur your vision. Myopia is a refractive error that is corrrectable with glasses in which your near vision is clear without glasses or contacts but can be made clear with the proper eyeglass or contact prescription. ...Read more

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Does closing your eyes lead to short-sightedness?

Does closing your eyes lead to short-sightedness?

Causes fo Myopia: No. Shortsightedness (myopia) can be genetic , surgically induced or associated with corneal pathology. ...Read more

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What is the difference between astigmatism and short-sightedness?

What is the difference between astigmatism and short-sightedness?

Oval eye shape: Refractive errors require either plus (farsighted) or minus (nearsighted) glasses + an extra amount if the eye is oval in shape (astigmatism). These are called refractive errors and can be corrected with glasses or contacts. Short sightedness is another term for myopia which uncorrected usually allows for good vision at near and blur at distance. ...Read more

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What do you think is the best way to treat myopia (short-sightedness)?

What do you think is the best way to treat myopia (short-sightedness)?

Spectacles,contacts,: Depends on the age and the extent of nearsightedness. No single answer. Under 18 glasses or contacts. Over 18 possibility of various types of surgery can be considered. ...Read more