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How do I stop my myopia from progressing?

How do I stop my myopia from progressing?

You can't: There is some evidence that the degree of myopia progression can be decreased with certain treatments (bright light when reading as a child, certain contact lens wear), but there is nothing that has been consistently shown to work. Fortunately, the progression usually stops in early adulthood. If not, see an eye doctor to discuss options to treat you. ...Read more

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How can I stop my astigmatism from getting worse?

How can I stop my astigmatism from getting worse?

You cannot: With the exception of certain eye diseases, most people's prescription, including astigmatism, is stable from the early 20s to the middle to late 40s and sometimes beyond. You can correct for this with glasses, contacts or laser vision correction. ...Read more

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How can I stop my eyesight from going bad?

How can I stop my eyesight from going bad?

You can't: You can't stop the aging process but you can take special vitamins which are specifically for the eyes which will slow down oxidation and the other ones help delay the onset of macular degeneration. ...Read more

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How can you stop my astigmatism from getting worse?

How can you stop my astigmatism from getting worse?

See an Eye MD: If your astigmatism is changing, then you may have a corneal disorder. See an ophthalmologist for evaluation. ...Read more

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How do I stop my eye from twitching?

How do I stop my eye from twitching?

Eye twitch: In the lids there exists a muscle that is called mueller's muscle. It responds to your circulating adrenaline, whose production by the body happens in response to stress. Local conditions such as cysts, concretions (calcium deposit) may be a physical cause that may induce mueller;s muscle to twitch. To stop it eliminate the cause of it, see your eye doc (ophthalmologist), . ...Read more

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How do I stop my child from lying?

How do I stop my child from lying?

Tell a story: A story well told can be worth all the lecturing one may be tempted to offer. Thus, sharing stories from one's personal experience about the consequences of lying or one from age appropriate books ( or perhaps a tv show that you view together with your teen) will get the message across without being "preachy. You can also roleplay with young children or use puppets to illustrate your point. ...Read more

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How do I stop my eyes from twitching?

How do I stop my eyes from twitching?

Myokymia: This is usually caused by stress, lack of sleep and excess caffeine. Try eliminating those variables. ...Read more

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What to do if I have hypertension, how can I stop my eyes from being blurry?

What to do if I have hypertension, how can I stop my eyes from being blurry?

Go see your doctor: High blood pressure (hypertension) shouldn't cause blurry eyes, although high pressure inside your eyes (glaucoma) can cause blindness. Bottom line, go see your family doctor regarding your blood pressure and your eye doctor regarding your blurry vision. Check your BP at home and bring your BP cuff in for calibration. Keep in close contact w/your family doc. Exercise & DASH diet can help lower BP ...Read more

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How do I stop my eyelashes from falling out?

Eyelashes: We all loose eyelashes there is a product we use in our office called lattise you should start using it great results. ...Read more

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What can I do stop my constant corneal abrasions?

What can I do stop my constant corneal abrasions?

Lubrication: You may be predisposed to frequent abrasions due to dry eye or or to a corneal dystrophy. Try a maintenance regimen of daily lubricating eye drops. If no help, see an eye doctor. ...Read more

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How can I stop my depression from getting worse?

How can I stop my depression from getting worse?

Get treatment: The best way to stop your depression from getting worse, is to see a psychiatrist who can evaluate & treat you. Psychotherapy may be useful, or you may also benefit from antidepressant medication. Based on your history and the rest of your clinical situation, the psychiatrist can make reasonable recommendations. Therapy may also be through a psychologist or other therapist. ...Read more

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How do I stop my eyelids from getting droopier?

How do I stop my eyelids from getting droopier?

Age: You can't. If this is interfering with your vision, you may be a candidate for a blepharoplasty or eyelid lift. See your eye md. ...Read more

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No matter what I do my face breaks out, how can I stop this?

No matter what I do my face breaks out, how can I stop this?

See below: http://www.webmd.com/skin-problems-and-treatments/acne/acne-vulgaris-home-treatment Consult this site for information on effective home remedies for acne. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. Practice safe sex. Get HPV vaccine. ...Read more

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How do I stop from getting cavities?

How do I stop from getting cavities?

Brush and floss: Routine home care such as brushing and flossing are the main things. You could also add a flouride containing mouthwash to help. Watch your diet as well. Any carbohydrate can be used by the bacteria in your mouth, not just "candy". ...Read more

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How do I prevent my eyesight from going bad when using the computer?

How do I prevent my eyesight from going bad when using the computer?

Shift and move: First of all, the cumulative number of hours is probably the biggest risk for eye strain. The issue of eyesight is complicated and research is not clear on 'damage' from computer use compared to eye fatigue, strain, etc. By 'shift and move', i mean to look away from the screen, ideally toward the distance repeatedly throughout the days, take breaks, walk around. Reduced glare shields may. ...Read more

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Will my constant hangnails ever stop? How can I prevent them?

Will my constant hangnails ever stop? How can I prevent them?

There is a: difference between a hangnail and an ingrown toenail. A hangnail is when the nail is partially torn and "hanging"….it is not common to have this on multiple nails. This usually occurs from injury or from picking at ones nails. An ingrown toenail can occur cause the toenail is too wide….there are procedures to correct this. ...Read more

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How do I know that my scheuermann's disease has stopped getting worse or stopped getting curved ?! How can I come to that conclusion eventually ?

How do I know that my scheuermann's disease has stopped getting worse or stopped getting curved ?! How can I come to that conclusion eventually ?

You're a grown up.: scheuermann's is a disorder of the uneven growth of the spine. Think plants. If they grow crooked, you can stake them and they turn out straight. BUT if the growth is fixed/completed then nothing further can be done. Obviously some aspects of this are quite variable, but the underlying principles stay the same across individuals. ...Read more

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What can I do to stop from squinting and get my eyes to stop watering?

What can I do to stop from squinting and get my eyes to stop watering?

Needs eyes checked: Since you are squinting to see, you may need glasses, so have it checked with eye doctor. ...Read more