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How Do You Improve Glasses Comfort
Contacts, LASIK: I am guessing that you are seeking a non-mechanical, non-surgical means. "natural" remedies and exercises do not alter the basic structure of the eye and so do not work to change vision. You will have to seek the usual remedies, generally highly effective, from your ophthalmologist. ...Read more
Probably not: Lazy eye responds best to treatment when detected at an early age. Our visual system is more flexible when we are young and we can -retrain your brain to use the lazy eye with the appropriate treatments and patient cooperation. At the age of 48, it is highly unlikely that your lazy eye is going to change much, even with the correct prescription ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
How do you improve your eyesight if you wear glasses. I don't want to wear glasses anymore so is there a vitamin i can take or something?
No: Short of surgery or wearing contacts, there is no other way to get rid of glasses. However, there is a study suggesting that the closer you hold objects when performing near work, the more near-sighted you become. At a minimum, try not holding objects too close to your face in an attempt to prevent progression of near-sightedness. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Lazy eye: the sooner you diagnose lazy eyes, the better the outcome. If diagnosed after the age of 6, the recovery is not well. ...Read more
Depends: For individuals with normal retinal function, there is, unfortunately, no way to develop superhero grade night vision. Conversely, for patients with decreased night vision or “nyctalopia”, as a result of dietary vitamin a deficiency, vitamin a supplementation will hopefully restore normal human grade night vision. Patients with degenerative conditions such as retinitis pigmentosa, unfortunately, lose night vision and peripheral vision from progressive photoreceptor loss. Patients with congenital stationary night blindness, cone/rod dystrophies and other degenerative disorders also have photoreceptor loss with loss of night vision. Although until now there hasn’t been much to offer these patients, research is currently underway investigating a large array of agents which may offer them some hope for the future. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor 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
Adjustments: Adjusting ones life to accommodate low-vision requires behavioral changes, optical and non-optical adaptive aids. A video-magnifier will help you spot read even down to the profound low-vision range. Large print or talking books (and the kindle) will help you with reading to learn. Driving may not be possible but inquire about paratransit scrip. A low-vision rehabilitation specialist may help you. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
With glasses/contact: If you have blurry vision and it's affecting your ability to carry out your normal routine, you may have a refractive error. This means that if your vision is blurry enough (let's say 20/40), &glasses or contacts may be prescribed to correct your visual blurriness. I know of no home therapy, exercise, or medication that improves your eyesight. You are too your for laser vision corrective surgery. ...Read more
No: Most studies show they have little or no effect. ...Read more
Vision: Regular examination by the same person who can track your prior exams by the medical record in front of them. ...Read more
Modalities: Many different techniques exist to treat muscle aches. Some most common home remedies include: (1) ice (immediately after injury or exertion) in the form of an ice pack, ice bath, or ice massage (2) heat, like a hot pack, heating pad, hot tub/bath, heat patch (3) compression, such as support stockings or garments & (4) massage, using hands, vibrating massager, foam roller, or trigger point stick. ...Read more
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