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Astigmatism

Hello. Yesterday i went to an eye dr in abu dhabi bcs my baby girl 3 yrs was blinking for some days so she had allergy and while doing the eye test exam i felt sad bcs an astigmatism appears on her eyes. 1.75 and 1.25. the dr told me that she may need glasses but on her 4 or 5th yr and another dr told me that this is slight and she may not need glasses at all but only while reading or watching tv. Am really feeling upset bcs i dont like a baby to wear glasses and like to make his movements fixed and not feeling free. plz i would like to know ur advice
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1573381 tn?1296147559
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1)  Wrong about carrots and walnuts.  I bet that "dr" is not an ophthalmologist.  May change over time but is unlikely to go away.  Up to half of all adults have some form of astigmatism (some mild so they never need glasses).  Even if she ends up needing mild glasses, it is not as terrible as you think as there are plenty of kids with glasses.

2)  Blinking is more likely to be related to allergies or eye irritation.  Squinting may be related to astigmatism.

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I was like just feeling sad bcs I don't want her to be restricted to playing movement or any kind of sports from the glasses. I feel it is still early for her to have such a restriction. I wish she doesn't need. So u think that degrees of astigmatism are mild? Thanks for ur time dr.
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1573381 tn?1296147559
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That amount of astigmatism is small enough that she is likely ok without glasses till she starts going to school.  Should be checked for changes though every 6-12 months and make sure you are seeing a pediatric ophthalmologist.

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Thanks for ur reply dr but her dr told me that in some kids astigmatism goes over time and it help eating carrots and walnuts in correcting astigmatism,
how right is this dr?
may the diopters go over the coming years? is blinking related to astigmatism or it is related to allergy as her dr here said? she gave me efimolin  drops for that. thank u so much
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Im a natural health consultant I've personally improved my vision over past 10 months and can attest that natural healing is possible for eyes . I'm 26 yrs old and worn glasses for 20 yrs . My optometrist banned me from continuing to get exams as he didnt want to believe my eyes were improving.I had astigmatism in my right eye and is now gone my vision was -9 diopters now its -4 in right and left was -5.25 and now its -1 . Carrot juice is a phenomenal way to improve your child's sight. Drinking carrot juice gives a child 1000% recommended daily value of Vitamin A which coats the cornea and helps liver which is connected to eyes. It has more nutrition in one glass than you can imagine Vitamins A, B, C, K calcium, magnesium iron, etc. It also will improve your child's overall immune system and health. I improved several years ago from 20/160 with a lens to 20/40 in period of few months. Check out my channel and watch my 6th thru 9th video. May you be blessed with truth of healing for your child through my words and testimony.http://www.youtube.com/woodman425
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Thanks for ur reply I will try this issue but I hope she likes it :) thanks for ur supportive reply
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