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I just saw an advertisememt for "gentle eye molding". Is it

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safe? I am 60 years...
I just saw an advertisememt for "gentle eye molding". Is it safe? I am 60 years old and am pretty much blind in the left eye (been that way since birth) and I now need glasses to read and have a little blurriness in distances too.
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Eye Doctor: Dr. Rick, Board Certified MD replied 6 years ago
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Hi. I'm online and happy to answer your question today.

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That means, usually, that they use hard contact lenses to "warp" your cornea so you can, briefly, see better while your eyeball slowly tries to undo the warping (read, in my mind, damage) the contact lens has done.

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I, personally and professionally, feel that you should stay a long, long way away from this sort of thing.

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Does this make sense to you?

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I guess you have stepped away from your computer.

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Yes, it makes sense, but it says "gentle eye molding

Dr. Rick :

Ya. And all advertisements tell the truth, right? :)

Customer:

OK, thanks

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My pleasure. Have a good day.

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