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How can you improve your vision without utilizing corrective lenses?

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 more

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Dr. Richard Bensinger
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Vision (Definition)

Vision is a feature of a person's brain that allows him to see. He must have normal eyes, optic nerves (that stretch from the eyes to the back of his brain), and visual cortex (the vision center in the brain), in order to see properly. An ophthalmologist is a ...Read more


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Can you improve your eyesight without lasik surgery?

Can you improve your eyesight without lasik surgery?

Yes: Glasses or contact lenses are common ways to improve your vision without surgery. Otherwise there are no medications, vitamins or excercises that you can do to improve that have ever been proven to improve your vision. ...Read more

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Can you fix low vision with corrective lenses?

Can you fix low vision with corrective lenses?

Somewhat: High power reading glasses and magnifiers are used in low vision and can greatly improve vision in some people. ...Read more

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Can your eyesight improve if you wear glasses all the time?

Can your eyesight improve if you wear glasses all the time?

Not at your age.: Glasses may only improve the best corrected vision in a child under the age of 10. After this age glasses only improve your vision when you wear them. ...Read more

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Is it possible to improve your eyesight without glasses or surgery?

Is it possible to improve your eyesight without glasses or surgery?

Contacts: Glasses, contacts and surgery are your only options. If glasses and surgery are out, you are left with contacts. ...Read more

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How can you naturally improve your eyesight and lessen your dependence on glasses?

How can you naturally improve your eyesight and lessen your dependence on glasses?

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

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How can you improve your eye sight naturally?

How can you improve your eye sight naturally?

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

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How can you improve your vision if you are nearsighted?

How can you improve your vision if you are nearsighted?

Correction: If you are nearsighted, your vision can be corrected with glasses, contact lenses and possibly laser vision correction. Speak to your eye surgeon about your options and have a great day! ...Read more

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Can there be any way you can improve eye vision without having to spend money?

Difficult: Glasses, contact lenses and refractive surgery all cost money. There is great variability in what is covered by vision insurance so checking that option is wise. There may also be programs in place through the rotary club and other charities that provide eyeglasses. ...Read more

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If you are near sighted, is it possible for your vision to improve without wearing glasses?

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

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How long can you wear contact lens without hurting your eyes?

How long can you wear contact lens without hurting your eyes?

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 more

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What are the ways that eyeglasses or contact lenses work to correct your vision?

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

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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

PRK: After prk recovery there is no reason to limit your activity including swimming and those other sports. It is always a good idea to protect your eyes during activities where there is a projectile object , like racquet ball, tennis, soft ball etc. ...Read more

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Can eyesight be improved? Can power be reduced without lasik?

Can eyesight be improved? Can power be reduced without lasik?

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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If cataract surgery and replace the lens with accommodative iol, how do you feel?

If cataract surgery and replace the lens with accommodative iol, how do you feel?

Feeling: After surgery with accommodative lens, you should feel no difference but vision should be excellent at distance and good at intermediate and near. ...Read more

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Can you recommend eye exercises to cure nearsightedness?

Can you recommend eye exercises to cure nearsightedness?

No: Nearsightedness results from improper focus of the light rays. Exercises will not change that. ...Read more