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How Can You Improve Your Vision Without Utilizing Corrective Lenses
Diet, Light, XRcise: 1) a well balanced diet is essential for optimal functioning of all parts of the body. If you are unable to eat certain necessary foods, speak with your family doctor about food supplements. 2) make sure you always have adequate lighting for reading, proper background room light when watching tv, and sun glasses for outdoor activities. 3) strengthen your ocular muscles by doing "push-ups", etc. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
You can't: You need one of the above.Get a more detailed answer ›
Sorry, You can't. : Unfortunately, you can't do anything "naturally" that will improve your eyesight. There are no known exercises, or supplements/vitamins or herbs that will do this. Remember, if there was something you could take that was truly effective, it would be fda approved. Companies that do not have fda approval for their treatment almost always means that what they call a "clinical study"is a joke. ...Read more
Probably not: Unless you have some treatable eye disease which lowers the sight and will improve with treatment then there is no natural agent that will help vision meaningfully. Herbals such as eyebright and bilberry are promoted by naturopaths as vision aids, but have not been proven to actually work. Eye exercises can be done, but these have not been proven. See your ophthalmologist for the best advice. ...Read more
Unlikely: What you are implying is the common perception that the wearing of eyeglasses will cause a need for them to increase. The eyes will do the best whether or not the need for eyeglasses is corrected. At your age the most significant change will be presbyopia, the need for near vision correction as one advances over age 40. ...Read more
What kind of lens?: Although there are extended wear contact lenses, i recommended daily removal before sleeping. Tears provide anti-infective compounds and enzymes which are in short supply during sleep when tear production drops. This puts the eye at greater risk for potentially sight threatening infections. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Focus light: If the only problem with your vision is an uncorrected need for classes, then your eye has a focal point off the retina (the film at the back of the eye). The ;job of glasses and contacts is to readjust that focal point with its peak on the light receptive elements of the retina so there is a clear image. This compensates for your eyes inability to do this. ...Read more
I do not: Think such lenses are necessary.Get a more detailed answer ›
Will prk surgery improve my vision enough for swimming and other sports? I've had glasses a long time, and they greatly improve my vision. However, i want to be able to go swimming and do other activities without worrying about wearing them. Will prk impr
Improved - yes: If your eyes are normal except for a need for eyeglasses, then the eyesight can be perfect with the right correction. LASIK substitutes for the glasses and allows usually perfect vision without glasses. There is no way to "naturally" reduce the eyeglass need by exercises or various pills. ...Read more
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