A 28-year-old female asked:
New optometrist changed myopia prescription to astigmatism prescription and have had a migraine ever since. my old glasses don't do that. what happened?
2 doctor answers • 3 doctors weighed in
Dr. Alan Jacksonanswered
Addiction Medicine 32 years experience
Takes time to adjust: To the new RX, but this will never happen if you always go back to your old glasses. It would be worth having the glasses rechecked.
3.7k viewsAnswered >2 years ago
Dr. Varun Vermaanswered
Internal Medicine 15 years experience
Go back to optom.: Glasses are sometimes made incorrectly. Other times the refraction (measurements) are done incorrectly. You shouldn't be having headaches from a prescription which is supposedly 'better' than the old one. Go back to the optometrist.
3.7k viewsReviewed >2 years ago
Last updated Apr 3, 2016
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