The answer is NOT a simple yes or no. There are as many answers to this question as there are individual eyes.
Surf the internet to the sites provided below. To be fair, I have provided you with information on both sides of this question. Consult me at my practice if you need more answers. You can call me at 905-471-EYES (3937), or email me at firstname.lastname@example.org. Visit www.eyesdr.com for general information about eyes, as well as about a non-surgical vision correction program called ortho-keratology.
– www.eyenet.org – site run by the American Academy of Ophthalmology
– www.ascrs.org – site run by the American Society of Cataract and Refractive surgeons
– www.surgicaleyes.org – site run by a non-profit organization dedicated to facilitating rehab and providing support to patients with Lasik complications, as well as problems after other refractive surgery.
– www.nerf.org – site run by the National Eye Research Foundation, a non-profit organization undertaking various types of eye research.
In the interest of your better Eye Health, from the practice of:
Dr. H. H. Walji, OPTOMETRIST
(Hons. BSc, MSc, O.D., F.I.O.S)
6633 Hwy 7 at 9th Line
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