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my vision just went from farsighted to nearsighted and i had

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my vision just went from farsighted to nearsighted and i had to change prescriptions and get new glasses all in the course of a year and a half. I was recently diagnoses with severe sleep apnea, and i have hiv, htn, and high triglycerides/cholesterol, all of which i am on meds for. I am just trying to figure out why my vision shifted so dramatically and what will become of it in the future. My optomotrist does not now why and it remains a mystery to me too. Could you give me any indications of why this is so. I am not a diabetic and my meds have not changed recently.

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Many times this is nothing to be concerned about. That being said, a complete eye exam by an ophthalmologist is in order to make sure that there has not been any changes in your lens or any swelling in your retina.

From what you have posted, I do not think you have anything serious going on but, given your medical history, it is better to be safe than sorry.

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