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A 53-year-old female asked:

my daughter wore a severe prescribed eye glasses and having some kind of pressure in the headis normal or serious?

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Dr. David Chandler
Ophthalmology 33 years experience
No problem: Don't worry. Wearing someone else's prescription glasses, even if a strong prescription, won't cause any damage to the eyes. If briefly worn, it might cause a mild headache or nausea.
Dr. William Singer
Pediatric Neurology 51 years experience
Inappropriate glasse: Are these prescription glasses made for her? If they are, bring them back to your ophthalmologist to make sure they were ground properly for the prescription. She should stop wearing them until they are checked. Also make sure the lenses are not reversed r-l.

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A 47-year-old member asked:

Daughter complaining about her new eye glasses, what could be wrong?

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Dr. Kyon Hood
Dr. Kyon Hood answered
Pediatrics 20 years experience
Time v. re-check: It may take some time (a day or so) to adjust to new glasses, but if it's been longer than this and she's still complaining, it may be worth going back to make sure she received the correct Rx and lenses.

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Last updated Sep 28, 2016

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