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Is it legal to wear an eyepatch while driving

A male asked:
Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
A Verified Doctoranswered
Endocrinology 52 years experience
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
Dr. Theresa Henderson
Internal Medicine 42 years experience
You're OK: Wearing glasses new or old longer than they are meant to be worn won't cause you any permanent damage if it's done occasionally. You might get a heada... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
Family Medicine 58 years experience
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
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Constad
Ophthalmology 42 years experience
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 59-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
Ophthalmology 53 years experience
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
A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 50 years experience
Vision does not improve with age. If anything near vision becomes difficult and most people need reading glasses. It is not feasible to provide a more... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Kira
Ophthalmology 22 years experience
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
A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Geoffrey Rutledge
Internal Medicine 42 years experience
Double : Double vision also referred to as diploplia. Double vision is the simultaneous perception of two images of one object, with one of the images being di... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jay Bradley
Cornea, Cataract, & Refractive (LASIK & PRK) Surgery 19 years experience
No: No. You could wear the contact in the other eye only or your glasses. Wearing the contact in the eye prior to complete ulcer resolution could result... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
Ophthalmology 53 years experience
Uncomfortable: Night glare from a number of different conditions inside the eye can cause difficulty with vision making driving uncomfortable. Check with your ophth... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
Ophthalmology 53 years experience
Money, addiction: Our biology makes us want to crave certain drugs which enhance experience, diminish stress or simply blot out our troubles. Suppliers of drugs take a... Read More