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Diagnosed with astigmatism. Need vision correction?

I just got a glasses prescription for my son that show that he has astigmatism . The prescription read Right sph 0.25 cyl 1.5 axis 15 and Left sph o.25 cyl 1.25 and axis 165. I need a second opinion as I have bad feeling about glasses, as I was diagnosed to be short sited about 20 years ago and since then the whole thing have continued to go downhill I started with -1.5 and now I am using -4.0. I will not like my son to go the same route
Asked On : Tue, 7 Aug 2012
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Don't feel bad for buying him the glasses. Feel good, for your son is going to enjoy a clear vision like a normal person.
If he is of an age where he can manage Contact lens(CL), try using them. And once his power is stable with a good retina and sufficient corneal thickness, LASER's can make him free of glasses.

So until then ,let him enjoy a quality vision with the prescribed glasses. Take care :).
Answered: Wed, 8 Aug 2012
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