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A 29-year-old member asked:

are dizziness and headaches signs that you may need new glasses?

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Dr. Philip Chao
Radiology 38 years experience
This is stated in re: Reverse to another question. Eye problems usually do not cause nausea and dizziness. You can get some dizziness from blurred vision i guess but the room should not spin. Since all of these could be neurological symptoms you need to see a doctor if they persist or worsen.

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A 42-year-old member asked:

New glasses get me dizzy. How do I get used to them faster?

1 doctor answer2 doctors weighed in
Dr. Tim Conrad
Ophthalmology 34 years experience
Wear them: Wearing the glasses as much as possible is the best way to get used to them.
A 40-year-old member asked:

My new glasses make me dizzy. What can I do to get used to them faster?

2 doctor answers4 doctors weighed in
Dr. William Dieck
Ophthalmology 38 years experience
Full time use: You should wear them full time for at least a week. If you are still having problems then return to the optician to see if they need an adjustment. If the problem still persists go back to the prescriber to see if a prescription modification is warranted.
A 50-year-old member asked:

Can you tell me is distortion or dizziness normal for new glasses?

1 doctor answer7 doctors weighed in
Dr. Bennett Machanic
Neurology 52 years experience
Should NOT happen: First, see an ophthalmologist and get this addressed. Your new glasses may have been designed improperly, but you may be experiencing changes in health, such as diabetes, or glaucoma, or cataracts. Get this addressed ASAP.
Dr. Richard Carlin
Ophthalmology 50 years experience
It could be normal, due to a change in prescription or glasses made incorrectly. Check with the maker of the glasses first and if he/ she cannot find the problem, check back with the prescribing doctor.
Apr 11, 2015
A 35-year-old member asked:

I was wondering is distortion or dizziness normal for new glasses?

1 doctor answer3 doctors weighed in
Dr. Eric Weisman
Neurology 36 years experience
Yes: But if it lasts more than 2 or 3 days go back to the eye doctor and tell them.

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