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Is There A Special Diet For Refractive Errors
Not really.: Refractive error are generally the result of optical imperfections in the lens and cornea and are not directly affected by diet. Certainly, in extreme cases deficiencies in vitamins or dry eye can affect the refraction but in general, refractive errors are intrinsic to the eye. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
refers to all the physical matter humans (like all living creatures) must take in on a recurring basis; only partially for energy. Like all life on planet humans are open systems which keep tearing down their structure & require intake of atoms/molecules from which to rebuild their structure. Intestinal lining cells replaced ~every 3 days. CaPO4 in bones ~every 6 years, ...Read more
Not really: You are probably referring to the hardening of the lens which occurs with age (presbyopia) which inhibits the ability to see at near unless near corrective lenses are worn. There is no way to avoid this universal condition of humans but your ophthalmologist can offer ways to compensate using proper eyeglasses and certain types of contact lens. ...Read more
Don't get old: All kidding aside, age-related refractive error changes are usually inevitable. As we get older the lens in our eye changes and its ability to bend light changes thus affecting refractive error. As we get older we also lose her ability to focus up close, a condition called as presbyopia. A few unlucky patients who are very nearsighted may also have progression of their myopia as they age. ...Read more
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