... with my wife. We recently discovered our daughter who is 10 had developed short sightedness of 1.5. That is not too serious but nonetheless we got her a pair of glasses since she told us she couldn't read the chalk board at school. ... (5 replies)
... I am almost exactly in the same situation as you. Had erm retina surgery may 2011, and 2 weeks ago had cataract surgery in the retina surgery eye. My good eye is a +1, which is a little Hyperopic=far sighted. My new IOL in my cataract eye put me at approx. -.50 which is a little myopic= near sighted.
#1) I was told that it can take a couple of months for the two eyes to... (10 replies)
... I had vitrectomy surgery June 2011, on R eye, then Feb 2012 had cataract removed on the same eye caused by the vitrectomy surgery. I got the standard monofocal lens for the R eye. I've always been nearsighted in both eyes with lots of astigmatism. After cataract surgery on R eye, it is now not nearsighted anymore but farsighted in its vision, and the non-surgical L eye is... (10 replies)
... I was just reading about something about laser surgery, and it sounded like far sighted people, their cornea is a bit too thick, whereas nearsighted it's thinner than normal. ... (0 replies)
... I'm just wondering its probably a stupid question but can you be both near and far sighted? ... (3 replies)
... Also, your type of situation isn't uncommon ie one eye for far and one eye for near. ... (10 replies)
... Do you know if you are far-sighted in one eye and near-sighted in the other? (1 replies)
... even if your daughter's eyes stop crossing with the glasses, it doesn't mean she eventually won't need them anymore. She will need glasses or contacts forever probably since bad vision doesn't correct itself. ... (13 replies)
... Just wanted to say my 3 year old just got glasses for his right eye turning inward. I thought I had noticed the left eye turn a few times too, and the eye doctor confirmed both eyes were crossing. ... (13 replies)
... the specialist next week so we can make sure this is the rx he wants him to have so we can go ahead and get his glasses filled. ... (7 replies)
... I am being referred to a pediatric opthamologist. I do not know what this means as far as his visual acuity is concerned. The dr. ... (7 replies)
... That being said, since you are highly myopic, this might be another manifestation of that condiiton. The severely myopic have all kinds of visual problems that glasses can't fix. ... (5 replies)
... I suggest an optomitrist (sorry,I can't spell well) or ophthalmologist decide what type of lens would be best for her glasses.
You can ask them about eye excercises. some eye problems benifit from such excercise and some don't.
The Dr can advise you. (5 replies)
... she explain the possible benifits of bifocal glasses for your daughter. ... (5 replies)
... I have not had a good prescription for my eyes in 10 years. I have sever astigmatism and far sighted. When I did have good glasses and contacts the lenses were gas permeable and for the glasses I had progressive lenses verses a bifocal. I have a eye appointment this week. ... (10 replies)
... I've had glasses or contacts since I was 6yrs old I'm now 22. Throughout the years I have on again and off again decided to not wear my glasses. ... (3 replies)
... sighted in his senior years and no longer needs glasses to focus on things beyond an arm's length. ... (4 replies)
... Rrsmom: I would like to point out also that all young children are far-sighted to some degree. They have great adaptive ability in focusing up close generally, but occasionally a problem results. So, part of your son's farsightedness might resolve on its own with age.
Torre (9 replies)
... My 4yo son is getting glasses. He has a lazy eye and is far sighted. Neither my husband or I have any eye problems so this is all new for us. ... (9 replies)
... I was given a prescription, so the claims that I would no longer be near sighted just far sighted by the surgeon, and that all I would need would be reading glasses turned out not to be the case. I can only speak about my experience, maybe for someone else that would be true. ... (2 replies)