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Is it legal to wear an eyepatch while driving

A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Wolf
Ophthalmology 41 years experience
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 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Suggs
Ophthalmology 37 years experience
No: People who are colorblind are typically that way from birth and adapt very well. They do not need special glasses for driving.
A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Daniel Whipple
Ophthalmology 33 years experience
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
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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 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tim Conrad
Ophthalmology 34 years experience
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 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
Family Medicine 57 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 41 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 52 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 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Kira
Ophthalmology 21 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 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegabanswered
Allergy and Immunology 40 years experience
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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