Ophthalmology & Optometry/Cylinderical Eye Sight

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Hi Mitchell,

Good day to you. Is it true that once there is weakness in eye sight  specially with a cylinderical number, it wont get improved by the time.

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Jahanzaib

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Usually negative numbers of sphere present in childhood increase and generally cylinder numbers stay about the same as one grows. After the minus sphere numbers increase to a maximum in later teenage or 20's, sometimes they begin to reduce with increasing age but not to zero.
hope that helps.
Mitch Axelrod, OD  

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I'm happy to answer questions about eye exam findings and procedures, glasses and contact lens types/prescriptions/problems. I can also answer questions about general eye conditions/diseases. I do not answer questions concerning surgical techniques/procedures. Please state your age or within a small range when asking questions, as it is often important.

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Optometrist 19 yrs.

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Doctor of Optometry, cum laude; Residency in Ocular Disease

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