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What Kind Of Profession Is Most Suitable For People With High Degrees Of Myopia
Any profession: While persons with high amounts of myopia can have a higher rate of retinal tears or detachments, proper glasses or contacts or lasik should yield 20/20 or better vision. If you are concerned about vision loss, annual dilated eye exams can be reassuring, and a profession that is less likely to require high amounts of visual detail may mitigate this concern as well. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Possibly : Depending on the way a glasses prescription is written, astigmatism can affect the numerical value of myopia. Let's say someone was -6.25 with +1.00 cylinder (astigmatism). This is written in "plus cylinder" notation. If written in minus cylinder, it would be -5.25 with -1.00 cylinder. You can also take the "spherical equivalent", which would be sphere + 1/2(cyl), or -5.75 in this case. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
High myopia: High myopia has been associated with an increased risk of retinal detachment and a slightly increased risk of glaucoma. Some people with high myopia will also have a continued change in their glasses prescription over the years, and it may not stabilize as much as those with a lower prescription. It is important to have periodic eye exams, and seek help immediately with any problems. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
It depends!: In cases of high myopia (>-6 diopters), our largest concern as a retinal specialist is the potential for retinal detachment and myopic degeneration. Fortunately, neither are very common. As long as the eye is monitored yearly and the peripheral retina is checked for signs of thinning (ie. lattice degeneration), holes,or tears, the chance of negative effects of high myopia are low. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have high myopia -7d. Nowadays i can see near objects clear for only 1 sec and then it gets blur. Again when i blink , image is clear for only 1 sec?
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