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My eyesight is extremely poor: -16 in my right eye and -10 in my left eye. I have astigmatism, glaucoma and myopia. Also, I suffered from hyperopia as a baby.

My issue is that I'm 19 so I feel that I might not be able to have any surgeries done to correct my sight. I have so far come across ICL which involves putting lenses into your eyes.

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Well first off, I would suggest a visit to the optitions, they are the experts and can discuss with you what options you have, it maybe that surgery is not required.
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Well first off, I would suggest a visit to the optitions, they are the experts and can discuss with you what options you have, it maybe that surgery is not required.
At this point, I just feel like I'm going blind. I don't think I have many options and it doesn't help that financially I would probably struggle a lot to cover any surgery.

Sigh 😔
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At this point, I just feel like I'm going blind. I don't think I have many options and it doesn't help that financially I would probably struggle a lot to cover any surgery.

Sigh 😔
More is the reason, you need to get it checked out sooner rather than later.
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Once your eyesight stabilize you may go for a fitting for a surgery. Not everyone can qualify for it.
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Avoid the cataract op... they remove the entire lens of the eye. They do not explain this at all.. they simply say they are going to remove the cataract. Yep... 3 billion yrs of evolution is simply ripped out. Nice...
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My eyesight is extremely poor: -16 in my right eye and -10 in my left eye. I have astigmatism, glaucoma and myopia. Also, I suffered from hyperopia as a baby.

My issue is that I'm 19 so I feel that I might not be able to have any surgeries done to correct my sight. I have so far come across ICL which involves putting lenses into your eyes.
Go for a free consultation with optimax , or another provider. You will be able to see if you qualify for ICL then. You can get interest free credit to help with the cost if you need it.
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Avoid the cataract op... they remove the entire lens of the eye. They do not explain this at all.. they simply say they are going to remove the cataract. Yep... 3 billion yrs of evolution is simply ripped out. Nice...
Well if your natural lense is clouded, then what else are they meant to do?
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Avoid the cataract op... they remove the entire lens of the eye. They do not explain this at all.. they simply say they are going to remove the cataract. Yep... 3 billion yrs of evolution is simply ripped out. Nice...

Is this your answer to tumour removal and cancer therapy also?
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Well if your natural lense is clouded, then what else are they meant to do?
Reduce you cholesterol intake? Am I mistaken as to what that cloudy layer is made from? But no... cheese and milk sales make money so perish the thought.
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Is this your answer to tumour removal and cancer therapy also?
No... you would not like my answer to that
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Reduce you cholesterol intake? Am I mistaken as to what that cloudy layer is made from? But no... cheese and milk sales make money so perish the thought.
This cloudy layer develops mostly with age, or if you’ve had an eye injury normally. I don’t think controlling your cholesterol intake prevents conditions like this.
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My eyesight is extremely poor: -16 in my right eye and -10 in my left eye. I have astigmatism, glaucoma and myopia. Also, I suffered from hyperopia as a baby.

My issue is that I'm 19 so I feel that I might not be able to have any surgeries done to correct my sight. I have so far come across ICL which involves putting lenses into your eyes.
Are you under the care of an ophthalmologist (eye specialist)? Given your multiple eye conditions, you may require regular follow-up to assess your eyesight and prevent it from deteriorating if possible.

With regard to whether or not eye surgery is possible, that question would be best answered by an ophthalmologist. He / she would have to consider your various existing conditions (including those not related to your eyes, if any) before making a recommendation. Vision correction surgery is generally not provided under NHS, however there are certain criteria which makes it eligible to be done under NHS. Again, this should be discussed with an ophthalmologist.
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My eyesight is extremely poor: -16 in my right eye and -10 in my left eye. I have astigmatism, glaucoma and myopia. Also, I suffered from hyperopia as a baby.

My issue is that I'm 19 so I feel that I might not be able to have any surgeries done to correct my sight. I have so far come across ICL which involves putting lenses into your eyes.
Eye surgery is possible however, wherever and whomever you choose to go to, you should check their success rates... Your eye is a sensitive sense and if the smallest thing goes wrong you could go permanently blind. There are many risks to having eye surgery, so always do your research beforehand.
Otherwise good luck.
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No... you would not like my answer to that
Lemme guess? Essential oils?
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Lemme guess? Essential oils?
No... time to die. Half of the NHS would be freed up if it was not artificially extending lifespans. You did ask.
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No... time to die. Half of the NHS would be freed up if it was not artificially extending lifespans. You did ask.
Why cure disease? Why not just abandon the NHS? Let nature run it's course, natural selection...

Spend that money on those with good genes and a strong immune system lmao. You'll be sucking off the NHS if you ever get diagnosed with cancer.
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Why cure disease? Why not just abandon the NHS? Let nature run it's course, natural selection...

Spend that money on those with good genes and a strong immune system lmao. You'll be sucking off the NHS if you ever get diagnosed with cancer.
The NHS is required to treat trauma, I recall my first visit to a hospital. I was expecting it to be full of guys with broken legs but it was full of old people with tubes sticking out. It was not a happy sight and none of them looked happy.
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The NHS is required to treat trauma, I recall my first visit to a hospital. I was expecting it to be full of guys with broken legs but it was full of old people with tubes sticking out. It was not a happy sight and none of them looked happy.
You think the NHS is required for trauma as that's all you've used it for. When you have that tumour stuck in your head, you'll be the one with 'tubes sticking out'; I'm quite sure you're too much of a wimp to hold your 'trauma only' principles then and not get treatment.

It's the national Health service, not national trauma centre lol.
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You think the NHS is required for trauma as that's all you've used it for.
You're really going down the rabbit hole now
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