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Dr. George Yang
27 years experience Ophthalmology
No: There is no relationship between the glass prescription and dry eyes. However, if you wear contacts, then that will lead to dry eyes.

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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
52 years experience Ophthalmology
No: The contact prescription is somewhat to significantly different and requires some knowledge of the surface shape of the eye which is not contained in ... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
61 years experience Internal Medicine
Ophthalmologist: I recommend that you consult an ophthalmologist as eye pain lasting three days could be a serious eye problem.
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Galbraith
48 years experience Pediatrics
Yes: Having the right prescription is very important in the treatment of amblyopia. While there are several causes, the pathway is the same: the brain supp ... Read More
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A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dallas Bailes
Specializes in Emergency Medicine
It shouldn't: You can change the shape of you eye by sleeping directly on your eyes but they usually correct within an hour or quicker. Make sure you let your eye ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tim Conrad
34 years experience Ophthalmology
Slowly: In adults, eyeglass prescriptions change at the rate such that about every 2-3 years new glasses are needed.
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Paul
39 years experience Ophthalmology
Every year or two: Most adults between ages of 20 and 60 will typically need to see if their glasses rx has changed at least every two years, more often if they have sym ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Benjamin Chun
28 years experience Ophthalmology
Go back: You would obviously go back to the person that prescribed you those glasses.
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Dr. Leland Rosenblum
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Wrong prescription: wearing an incorrect prescription does not cause physiologic changes the eyes
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A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Tim Conrad
34 years experience Ophthalmology
Not usually: For most prescriptions, the tilt of the lens will cause an insignificant change in the prescription. This is not true if the prescription is very str ... Read More

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