• Question: is there a way your eye sight can get better without getting any form of surgery?

    Asked by sara01484 to Jarvist, John, Ken, Vicky on 21 Mar 2012.
    • Photo: Vicky Young

      Vicky Young answered on 21 Mar 2012:


      Most laser eye surgery reshapes corneas to sharpen vision and you can’t do this without surgery so no 🙁

      You can however get contact lenses that you wear for a full month without having to take out every night! I wear these now and they are amazing!!!

    • Photo: John Prytherch

      John Prytherch answered on 21 Mar 2012:


      Often as you get older (old old, like 35 and over!) your eyes start getting more and more long sighted. For people (like me!) who are shortsighted, this can sometimes work to correct their vision, fixing their shortsightedness. This doesn’t work for everyone though, and you have to wait till your middle aged 🙂

    • Photo: Ken Dutton-Regester

      Ken Dutton-Regester answered on 22 Mar 2012:


      Wow John really? Fingers crossed that happens to me 🙂

      I am short sided and often wear contacts or glasses. I have fortngihtly disposable though (take out at night).

      I had a friend who got the eye surgery- he said it was one of the worst experinces he had getting it done, you ever seen what they do. You have to be awake when they do it- youtube it and that is enough to put me off of it. That being said, his eyesight is perfect and doesnt have to worry about glasses anymore which is pretty cool. But then again, glasses are in ATM- geek sheek baby!

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