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Myopia, or nearsightedness, occurs when the eye grows too long from front to back. According to the American Optometric Association, Myopia occurs if the eyeball is too long or the cornea (the clear front cover of the eye) is too curved. As a result, the light entering the eye isn't focused correctly, and distant objects look blurred. Instead of focusing ...


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Note This answer is not a substitute for medical advice and medical advice questions are off-topic here. If you have concerns about your eyesight you must speak to your optometrist (or ophthalmologist if you are under their treatment). Question 1 - Can nearsightedness be just a result of eyes getting accustomed to working at very close distances most of ...


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There isn't an app that 'cures' myopia There is at least one 'eye training' VR app for things like amblyopia (which I make no claim about the benefits or drawbacks of); and reports from 2015 of a company set up to do something similar: But the company is about a third of the way through an extensive nine-month trial involving 50 to 60 participants at the ...


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There appear to be both genetic and environmental factors for the development of myopia. The results from the Sydney Myopia study found that RESULTS: Children who became myopic spent less time outdoors compared with children who remained nonmyopic (younger cohort, 16.3 vs. 21.0 hours, respectively, P<0.0001; older cohort, 17.2 vs. 19.6 hours, ...


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Generally, wearing the same pair of contact lenses longer then 6-12 months can cause increased risk of infection, as your biggest concern. Sleeping with contact lenses in has a similar risk, as contact lenses combined with closed eyes for 8 hours causes loss of oxygen to the Cornea. You're not losing much taking them out at night, and you're risking a lot ...


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Actually this is done, despite a little bit different: So called orthokeratologic (ortho-K, OK) contact lenses are worn over night and during this time reshape the cornea. Its main focus however is slowing myopia progression in children. It does not help reverse myopia, once aquired. And one has to wear them every night. See e.g. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih....


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In optometry, "Continuous Wear" of contact lenses is a term used to refer to FDA approval of a contact lenses for wear continuously up to 30 days, then removing them for at least a full night of rest. "Extended Wear" lenses are approved for wear by the FDA for up to two weeks. And "Daily Wear" are not approved for wear while sleeping. Lenses that are ...


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