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Management of myopia - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Vision and Eye Disorders
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Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   How can I help you?
User :   hello again I was the guy who was talking about my eyes vision
Doctor :   Please provide these details-Age: Gender: Occupation: Location: Marital Status: Weight and Height.
Doctor :   Can you please repeat your query?
User :   16 age male student
Doctor :   Ok
User :   I am having difficalty on far sight
Doctor :   Are you able to see near objects clearlt?
Doctor :   clearly
User :   clearly
Doctor :   Ok
User :   yes
Doctor :   Is there headache, watering or burning in the eyes?
User :   so can I wear contact lens instede of glases
User :   no
Doctor :   You have myopia, you need to consult an ophthalmoligist to first determine your power. Then you can wear either glasses or contact lenses
User :   what is myopia
Doctor :   Short sightedness
Doctor :   where you can see only near objects and
Doctor :   far objects are blurred
User :   so can I wear contact lenses instead of glases
User :   after I talked to my doctor
Doctor :   Yes, you can under guidance of an ophthalmologist
Doctor :   Yes
User :   what are the side effect of contact lens
Doctor :   Infection, corneal injury
Doctor :   conjunctivitis
Doctor :   You need to wear good quality lenses and take good care of them
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