Subject: Steven's current success - posted here by Steven.
It is true that Steven is working his way out-of -5.0 D (Sph-Equ.) That is indeed a "long-path" to take. He is currently, "on the Snellen", which I mean reading the DMV requirements (which range from 20/60 to 20/40). He can avoid wearing the minus, and continue his wearing of the plus.
There is a problem with "medical people" - and you must UNDERSTAND IT. The deal with massively ignorant people. They deal with people who can not "reason out" why the minus is a terrible and exacerbating lens. They do not wish to talk about the requirement that a person be both very smart, and motivated by his own desire to avoid becoming serious myopic (from even starting the wearing of the plus when you are at 20/50.)
I find it impossible to "reason" with a medical person how takes that "position". I avoid "anger", but I must understand WHY, if you wish prevention you must get 1) Your own Snellen, 2) A low-cost trial lens kit, and 3) Put a bright light on it. 4) Do not bother "involving" a medical person because 1) They insist that "just prevention" is totally out-of-the question 2) The minus works always in my office 3) Why would anyone wish to take on the responsibility to do prevention under *HIS* control.
No, I am not "anti-medicine", rather, I am "pro-" intelligent motivated person - objectively passing his DMV test, and better if he will make the continued effort.
I will post the "medical arguments" as to why true-prevention will ALWAYS BE IMPOSSIBLE. Then you judge for yourself.
Subject: Why I don't argue with "Medical People".
They have concluded that "in their office" they have NO responsibility for any "prevention".
I object. That is not quite right. But I do say that consider recovery has been attempted and achieved. For this reason I publish the following success from -4.0 diopters.