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Can eye exercises help to reduce myopia?
10 doctors weighed in

Dr. Lee Shahinian
Ophthalmology
8 doctors agree
In brief: No
I am not aware of any controlled study demonstrating that eye exercises can reduce myopia.
Over 30 years, I have not seen any patients in my practice who have reduced their myopia with eye exercises.

In brief: No
I am not aware of any controlled study demonstrating that eye exercises can reduce myopia.
Over 30 years, I have not seen any patients in my practice who have reduced their myopia with eye exercises.
Dr. Lee Shahinian
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Dr. Nazhat Sharma
It's a myth.
Dr. Robert Kwok
Pediatrics
In brief: No
There is no known exercise to reduce myopia.
Myopia is familial in many cases. There seems to be more people becoming myopia when a population becomes more urban (instead of rural), and when the society gets industrialized and educated. It is not known if myopia is increased by close-up reading, close-up computer screens or tv's, less time spent outdoors, inadequate light indoors, etc...

In brief: No
There is no known exercise to reduce myopia.
Myopia is familial in many cases. There seems to be more people becoming myopia when a population becomes more urban (instead of rural), and when the society gets industrialized and educated. It is not known if myopia is increased by close-up reading, close-up computer screens or tv's, less time spent outdoors, inadequate light indoors, etc...
Dr. Robert Kwok
Dr. Robert Kwok
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