Eye Doctors Debunk 15 Vision Myths | Debunked

Eye Doctor Rupa Wong (@drrupawong) and optometrist Jenifer Bossert join us to unmask 15 myths about our vision and eye health. They unmask the popular misconceptions about how carrots improve your eyesight and reading in the dark damages your vision. They also go over the security of LASIK eye surgery and the best practices for contact use.

Wong is a board-certified ophthalmologist at the Honolulu Eye Clinic, with a specialized in pediatric ophthalmology and adult strabismus. Check out more about her work here: https://www.honolulueyeclinic.com/doctor/rupa-krishnamurthy-wong-m-d/

Resources:
The American Academy of Ophthalmology
The American Academy of Optometry
The American Optometric Association
The American Journal of Ophthalmology

Bossert is an eye doctor at the Honolulu Eye Clinic with nearly 30 years of experience. She focuses on contact lenses. Find out more about her work here: https://www.honolulueyeclinic.com/doctor/jenifer-k-bossert-o-d/

Both Wong and Bossert are completely vaccinated and following CDC guidelines specifying immunized people can be unmasked around each other.

0:00 Introduction
1:02 Reading in the dark or while lying down will damage your vision
1:38 Eating carrots will enhance your vision
2:45 Wearing someone elses glasses will destroy your vision
3:37 Sitting too near the TV is bad for your vision
4:28 If you cross your eyes, theyll remain that method
5:30 Squinting is bad for your eyes
5:58 You will end up being reliant on your glasses if you wear them too much
If you have a stigmatism, 6:31 You cant use your contact lenses
7:54 Staring at a screen all day will make your vision worse
9:07 Only people with bad vision need eye tests
If you have perfect vision, 9:59 You will not get glaucoma
11:05 Its fine to go swimming or shower in contact lenses
12:20 Stress triggers eye floaters
13:00 LASIK surgery is not safe
14:01 Styes are contagious

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Eye Doctors Debunk 15 Vision Myths|Debunked

Bossert is an eye doctor at the Honolulu Eye Clinic with almost 30 years of experience. She specializes in contact lenses.

Eye Doctor Rupa Wong (@drrupawong) and eye doctor Jenifer Bossert join us to expose 15 myths about our vision and eye health. They expose the popular misconceptions about how carrots enhance your vision and reading in the dark damages your vision. They likewise go over the security of LASIK eye surgical treatment and the best practices for contact use.

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