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is it legal to wear an eyepatch while driving

A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Wolf
40 years experience Ophthalmology
Not to my knowledge : As long as you achieve clear ; comfortable vision, it should be fine to use whenever you wish.

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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Suggs
36 years experience Ophthalmology
No: People who are colorblind are typically that way from birth and adapt very well. They do not need special glasses for driving.
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Daniel Whipple
32 years experience Ophthalmology
Only when you need t: Wearing glasses will not make your eyes stronger or weaker. Glasses will not physically change your eyes. They just improve your vision when you wear ... Read More
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Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
50 years experience Endocrinology
Glasses: Not a problem. I broke 5 pair at age 6 but did OK. At 71 my glasses are working just fine. If you have them on and it is not troubling you - OK If you ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tim Conrad
33 years experience Ophthalmology
Wear glasses: If you want to see better. You will not help or hurt your eyes if you wear them or not wear them.
A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience Family Medicine
Driving/riding bus/: Long question if you do not have any pathology in your lower extremities including knees, than it does not matter whether you drive or ride the bus. ... Read More
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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Constad
40 years experience Ophthalmology
Visual comfort.: If you see well enough to do the other activities you particpate in, then just use your glasses when you feel the need to see better. However, don't b ... Read More
A 66-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
51 years experience Ophthalmology
Yes: Glasses can be made with window glass over the distance eye and a correction for the near eye which renders it clear at distance. This is commonly do ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Kira
20 years experience Ophthalmology
Maybe: An eye patch will most definitely cure double vision caused by eye misalignment (binocular diplopia) but raises other issues regarding visual field an ... Read More
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Dr. Al Hegab answered
39 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Time to see: Your/an ophthalmologist , you may very well need glasses or new glasses, after good eye exam, best wishes

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