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A 16-year-old female asked:

can weaker glasses make eyes stronger?

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Dr. Robert Killian
General Practice 28 years experience
Eyes and Glasses: No. It makes eyesight worse.

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A 40-year-old member asked:

What kind of glasses should you get in order to neutralize the harm in your eyes from the computer?

2 doctor answers3 doctors weighed in
Dr. David Kira
Ophthalmology 21 years experience
Comfort, no harm...: Newer flat-panel lcd screens really are not harmful to look at without glasses. Glare issues may present with some eye diseases and some people may have difficulty focusing up close - in these instances glasses may be more comfortable. Lately, we've been seeing these yellowish tinted glasses for computer work - they simply increase contrast but don't really block anything harmful.
CA
A 42-year-old member asked:

Does wearing contact lenses make your eyes weaker as in comparison to glasses?

2 doctor answers2 doctors weighed in
Dr. Bud Kurwa
Dr. Bud Kurwa answered
Specializes in Ophthalmology
No: Neither improve or worsen your eyes they are merely help you see better while you have them on.
A 44-year-old member asked:

Are people with certain color eyes more likely to need glasses?

1 doctor answer4 doctors weighed in
Dr. Param Fagoora
Ophthalmology 53 years experience
No: Iris color is not related to refractive errors.
Dr. J. patrick Tokarz
Specializes in Family Medicine
But blue/green eyes need more protection from UV radiation from the sun . IE sunglasses .
Aug 10, 2012
A 43-year-old member asked:

Are contacts better for eyes than glasses?

1 doctor answer3 doctors weighed in
Dr. Ari Weitzner
Ophthalmology 33 years experience
Depends...: On the refractive error and the kind of contacts. Need more info.
New York, NY
A 19-year-old female asked:

Could having bad eyes and needing glasses cause me to get headaches?

2 doctor answers7 doctors weighed in
Dr. Bryan Levey
Pediatrics 27 years experience
Absolutely!: Especially if your glasses are not appropriate for your eyes. Make sure to see your ophthalmologist regularly to make sure you have your prescription updated. If your prescription is correct and you are still having headaches, look to other causes.

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