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Is Myopia Reversible/Curable?

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 ...
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Using farsighted glasses to counter nearsightedness?

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 ...
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What VR app that cure myopia?

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 ...
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Is Myopia Reversible/Curable?

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 ...
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Contiuously wearing the same contact lens - ok?

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 ...
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Is the common saying that sitting close to a screen regularly can cause short-sightednes backed by medical science?

There is certainly an association between reading at short distances and myopia. Here's an article that suggests a possible mechanism: Reading and Myopia: Contrast Polarity Matters Basically, they ...
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Can myopia be treated by applying pressure?

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 ...
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Contiuously wearing the same contact lens - ok?

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. ...
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