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Reduction in visual acuity , contact lens - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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User :   Ok
Doctor :   hi
Doctor :  
How can i help you?
User :   Yes. I am ten years old and I was wondering if I need glasses. We did the vision tests at my school the other day and I got 20/30. What do you think?
Doctor :  
You may need glasses..
User :   Ok.
User :   Sometimes when I read on the computer, it hurts my eyes.
User :   (I am on the computer alot)
Doctor :   Working a lot on the computer can harm your vision.
Doctor :  
as it is in your case.
User :   So do you think I should go see my eye doctor?
Doctor :  
You can get glasses to prevent further reduction in your vision.
Doctor :  
Doctor :  
You need to consult an eye doctor.
User :   Ok. But am I Eligible for contacts?
Doctor :  
Ideally no.

Doctor :  
only for the reason of handling it.
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