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The effect of inaccurate eyeglasses on development of myopia

Suppose a person has myopia and requieres a basic correction of −6 dioptres to restore normal distance vision. Instead, he wears weaker eyeglasses, say -5.5 or -5. Can this fact have any effect (...
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Can myopia be treated by applying pressure?

I have high myopia in my right eye (~7.00). I've noticed that unsystematically applying pressure onto certain areas of the eyelid onto the eye can actually bring the power down to about 3-5.00 (by ...
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Using farsighted glasses to counter nearsightedness?

Edit: I might not have worded my question well enough. A shorter and more direct version would be: Can nearsightedness be just a result of eyes getting accustomed to working at very close distances ...
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Does staring at a screen for long periods of time cause myopia?

My uncle once told me "the real reason myopia happens because you look at a PC monitor non stop for hours. When you look to the same object for hours, the eye muscles gets used to the focusing close ...
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What VR app that cure myopia? [closed]

Is there an app that can cure myopia, or provide therapy to exercise the eye to focus on objects that "seem" like a certain distance?
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Is Myopia Reversible/Curable?

Myopia, meaning short sightedness is said to develop when eyes are exposed to excessive strain. But what I've failed to understand properly is whether myopia can be reversed or cured in any manner? ...
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Cannot read from 20 metres away - even with glasses

I have had bad eyesight from birth, and i mean bad. My lenses on my glasses are as thick as anything, without them everything is blurry unless it is a couple of inches away from my face. Anyway, upon ...
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Contiuously wearing the same contact lens - ok? [closed]

Currently I'm using a contact lens for some short-sightedness. It's been around one month. Its validity is for only one month, now its validity expires. I'm using it and I had no issues. The ...
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What is my eyesight

According to my glasses prescription, both of my eyes are (or need) -1.00. I know I'm nearsighted, and it's a low number so it's not too bad. I'm trying to find what this would be as far as 20 out of ...
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Causes of rapidly-progressing myopia [closed]

Imagine a patient, say, Steve. Steve is 19 years old, and began experiencing signs of myopia at 10 or so. He spent years wearing glasses on and off, and progressed to a -1.5 prescription (with a ...