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Is there any medication to stop progression of cylindrical and spherical power in eyes?

hi, im 27 years old and i have spherical and cylindrical power in both eyes, RE : SPH = -4.75 CYL = -1.5 axis = 15 ::: LE : SPH = -3.5 CYL = -2.5 axis = 165, the cylindrical and spherical power has been increasing in both eyes and does not get constant. How long will this progress to and a doctor stated that if this progression continues, it high risk for my eyes and may lead to blindess. Please suggest what do I need to do now? Can I take any medication to stop the progression? Will LASIK help?
Asked On : Sat, 14 Jul 2012
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there is no specific medication to stop the progression of power or change of eye power..u may take eye tonics with antioxidents ,lutein,xeaxanthin and other multivitamins like eyevital-LX, astragold etc..u can get yr vision check every 3 months so that any change in eye power must get corrected as soon as diagnosed, u may use toric contact lenses, they r more physiological than specs , u may get yr LASIK done only after yr eye power become constant..u will not get blind ..just like that..get yr eye fundus examined..for any retinal weakness..LATTICE etc..tell me if u find my advice useful>>??
Answered: Mon, 16 Jul 2012
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