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Has Marfan syndrome. Should we make him new glasses? son just went for eye check-up and found out that he needs new glasses he also has Marfan syndrom the doctor he saw said that we have to make sure that we get the good glasses ? what that means ? I thaught that I always get the best glasses / lenses he needs : right eye ; -6 SPH , +1.25 cyk , 30 Axis and left eye : =9.25 SPH , +1.5 cyl , 170 Axis
Asked On : Fri, 28 Sep 2012
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Marfans syndrome is a connective tissue disease characterized by clinical features like abnormally tall, long slender fingers, high arched palate. They can have eye features like myopia, subluxation of lens, glaucoma and so many...
He needs to undergo eye examination by a eye doctor to look for all these eye problems. He also needs to undergo examination by a physician or by cardiologist to find out associated cardiovascular problems.
I think good glasses in this context is glasses with correct refractive error, since he has got high myopia and he needs to wear it regularly to prevent complications.
Answered: Thu, 25 Jul 2013
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