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What Kind Of Glasses Does Kid Cudi Wear
To see better: Kids can have visual defects that require eyeglass correction. If they are hyperopic they might have eyes out of alignment due to this. If very myopic, they might need them simply to see the world. In both cases the glasses improve vision and eye position and function. This can be sorted out by a pediatric ophthalmologist. ...Read more
Amblyopia/Strabismus: I agree with dr. Block that some kids have one "lazy" eye that needs to be made to work by occluding the "good" eye with tape, a patch, or drops. Vision therapy (VT) may or may not work to improve visual function, but prolonged attempts at VT may delay needed surgery if the eyes become misaligned. Any such patient needs to be seen by a pediatric ophthalmologist before therapy decisions are made. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Do wearing of glasses to correct astigmatism at the age of 3yrs also helps to stimulate the eye development(getting cornea round) faster in kids ?
Glasses don't change: Wearing glasses refocuses the eyes do that the brains gets a clear image. This helps prevent amblyopia (lazy eye) in children. Wearing glasses does not affect the growth of the eye and won't increase or decrease the changes in shape of the eye over time. The biggest reason to wear glasses is to ensure normal vision development (prevent amblyopia). ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
What do you suggest if my son just got glasses and he is not interesred in wearing them. what did you donto get your kid to wear them?
Bribes work: When trying to alter behavior you try to set up the win/win balance. They can ignore your wishes and win to maintain the old pattern, or concede to your desire and win the prize offered. How or what you use as a bribe is up to you. Asking them what they would consider something worth working for is one way to find out. ...Read more
Common: Athletes rarely use glasses but some like them and use a protective eye shield. Contacts are common and function well. When they do this they always have a spare or two on the sidelines to replace any that might have been knocked out. These days it is common for them to have lasik surgery which avoids the whole issue. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
At how many degree should the kid at 9 years old wear glasses?.She is myopic at 70 and 100 degree.
Depends: I am not sure what you mean by degrees. Is this diopters? - which is the technical term for the amount of eyeglass correction needed. Eyeglasses provide clarity of vision. Children quickly know what helps and under what circumstances and will wear glasses appropriately. There is not harm to wearing all the time or intermittently and at 9 years of age the child can self choose. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Should I wear glasses for 0.5 power? if I don't wear will my power increase?
BTW my eyes feel kind of tired if I don't wear them.
Eye o.5 refraction: Hello ~ 0.5 refracticon is +/- normal.If its not bothering you, and you can read perfectfly, I would not bother with glasses and at that level it refraction, not wearing glasses will not damage your eye.If you cannot read then you should get glasses. "Will my power increase" do you mean that your eyesight will get better wearing glasses? unfortunately this is not found so. They get worse with time ...Read more
When i don't wear my glasses for a long time i get itchy eyes. Should I use eye drops, and which kind?
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