Does constant use of concave lens aggravate myopia?

 

 

Submitted by Anonymous (not verified) on Wed, 02/06/2019 - 01:19
Country
Nepal
Age
21
Gender
Male
Did you perform any surgery for the eyes?
No
Do you suffer from pre-existing illnesses in the eye?
No
Do you suffer from any diseases in the body?
No
Do you use any eye drops?
No
Do you wear Contact lenses or Eyeglasses?

Concave Glasses. Left -0.25 Right -0.5

Question

 

 

Hi,

I am a Software Engineering Student. I recently had a eye checkup and found out I had a myopic vision. My doctor suggested me to wear concave glasses of power -0.25 for left and -0.5 for right. Due to my field of study and to be profession I constantly need to focus on near object i.e. laptop screen.

My concern is that does constant use of concave glasses aggravate my myopia. I was more concerned when I found some stuff on the internet that suggested not to wear concave glasses while viewing near objects as our eye need to readjust to focus through the lenses and later it would be more difficult to view far objects due to elongation or contraction of eyeball.

Thanks

 

Answer

Thanks for your Question

 

 

Wearing glasses for myopia has nothing to do with worsening or improving of myopia. These lenses help you only to see clearly for both far and near and also help to reduce strain on your eyes. Vision usually stabilize between the age or 18 to 24 years.

 

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