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Doctor insights on: Improving Vision Without Glasses Or Contact Lenses

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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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How can you change your eye color without contacts?

How can you change your eye color without contacts?

You can't yet: No procedure exists to permanently and safely change your iris color. A procedure in panama - new color iris - is extremely dangerous. See my published papers on the complications. ...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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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 to improve my eye sight without wearing glasses?

How to improve my eye sight without wearing glasses?

No way: You cannot do that. You cannot change the structure of the eye through exercises or other modalities. ...Read more

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

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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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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How to get contact lens prescription without a contact lens fitting?

Not recommended: I would not recommend this. Your eyes are so precious, why would you want to take a chance on them? Make sure you get the right kind for your eyes. Make sure there is nothing wrong with them too. Save up a little more and get them fitted the right way. Your eyes are worth it! ...Read more

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Is there anything new in glasses or contacts to improve long distance vision?

Is there anything new in glasses or contacts to improve long distance vision?

ICL's: There are implantable collamer lenses that you can implant in your eyes to improve your vision. Materials to make glasses or contact lenses have improved, but they are still glasses and contact lenses. ...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 can you go about switching from glasses to contact lenses?

How can you go about switching from glasses to contact lenses?

It is best: To see a specialist who can evaluate the proper fit of the lens and educate you in safety and appropriate wear and lens care. Taking this lightly can lead to serious consequences and even permanent vision loss. ...Read more

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Can you tell me if contact lenses damage your eyes?

Can you tell me if contact lenses damage your eyes?

No damage: Contact lenses, if used properly and under the care of an experienced eye doctor, will rarely cause problems that can lead to damage. Improper use can and does cause damage. ...Read more

Dr. Tim Conrad
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Glasses (Definition)

Glasses is a term that describes a pair of lenses that are placed in a frame to be worn to correct faulty vision ...Read more