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How can you tell if your glasses are made correctly if the focus changes a little if you look left and right

A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
51 years experience Ophthalmology
Look straight: The glasses are designed so that the optical centers align with your eyes. When you look to the sides, you induce a prismatic effect which drops the ... Read More

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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tal Raviv
Dr. Tal Raviv answered
25 years experience Ophthalmology
Ametropia: You may be nearsighted, farsighted, and/or with astigmatism. These are common findings in the population, where the light bending (refracting) power ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
51 years experience Ophthalmology
Yes but why: The body prefers to function with one eye being dominant and it appears that for you it is the right eye. Switching dominance takes up to a year of s ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jennifer Unger
17 years experience Ophthalmology
Large Pupils: Some people have larger pupils in average to dim light, and as long as they are both the same, no problem! FYI some drugs cause dilated pupils - cocai ... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jon Fishburn
29 years experience Ophthalmology
Yes unusual: Glasses should not elicit head pain. To b certain that your prescription is correct, have your eye doc reevaluate your vision. Sometimes an adjustment ... Read More
A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tim Conrad
33 years experience Ophthalmology
No: The shape is convex in reading glasses.
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Vicken Poochikian
41 years experience Internal Medicine
Any Diabetes?: You need to see a Doctor to have your eyes checked and probably a blood test too, different things can affect our focus, most common is elevated sugar ... Read More
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ilan Cohen
24 years experience Ophthalmology
Possibly: These symptoms can be caused by not wearing glasses when you should be. See your eye doctor to be sure.
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tim Conrad
33 years experience Ophthalmology
Yes: They have nothing to do with your eyes. They occur in the brain which determines how "in focus" they are.
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
51 years experience Ophthalmology
Lengthy time: The dominant eye is the guiding eye for focus and tracking. The focus shifts to the non-dominant eye when the dominant is covered. To force the non- ... Read More

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