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-.50 in each eye

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my son was just diagnosed with near sightedness? he has -.50 in each eye. Do you think he NEEDS glasses? He is 12.
Submitted: 5 years ago.
Category: Health
Expert:  Dr. Su S replied 5 years ago.

With nearsightedness, your son will not see the board in the class. He may have symptoms of eye strain, headache. Though his power is less, but he should use glasses regularly. He should check his eyes at 6 months interval or if the symptoms appear in spite of using the glasses.

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