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Can acupuncture help treat myopia?

Maoshing Ni, PhD, LAc
Geriatric Medicine
Acupuncture is effectively used in China for various eye pathologies, including myopia. Treatments only reduce the severity of the condition and slow the disease's progress with effects lasting from days to months. Treatment usually includes acupuncture and adjunctive modalities to correct the underlying pathology. These adjunctive treatments can include both allopathic and traditional modalities.

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