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Are Photochromatic Spectacles Really Bad For Your Eyes
Brown or grey: To block the uv light most effectively, sunglasses of brown or grey are the best. These always have incorporated in them uv blockage. Other colors are mostly cosmetic and a few for special circumstances. None are bad for the eyes although some are not effective. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Please explain why is it that all i see in distances are blurry patches despite wearing farsighted single vision glasses?
Why is it that all i see in distances are blurry patches despite wearing farsighted single vision glasses? I need some advice.
How can whiten my eyes without surgery and decongestants eye drops.had an eye exam my eyes are perfect.just the color that bothers me?
Use artificial tears: Reddening and irritation are often related to drying of the eyes. Prolonged computer work can also cause it as the blink rate goes down. Take a break every hour or two. Use artificial tears 3-4 times a day. Stay away from Visine or other decongestant drops. They can make the problem worse. ...Read more
Yes they can be: All contact lenses are medical devices that require a prescription and proper fitting by an eye care professional. In fact selling contact lenses over-the-counter, whether cosmetic or to correct vision, is illegal. Permanent eye damage can occur if the lenses do not fit properly - see an eye care specialist for a prescription. ...Read more
Sunglasses needed: Photograys can not replace sunglasses in strong light conditions - they are not usually dark enough and allow light into the periphery (from both front and sides). The photogrey effect can also be canceled by your windshield tinting - leaving you unprotected from bright light in the car. Some artificial lighting also triggers the photogrey effect indoors, making it difficult to see. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
To improve vision: Eyeglasses are worn to help see better and in a few cases for cosmetic effects. It is true that myopia is increasing - investigations are under way to try to determine the cause. In this techno age, fine eyesight discrimination is more important and so people turn to eyeglasses for that help so they are seen more commonly. ...Read more
Eyeglasses!: There are people out there trying to convince patients that exercises can improve vision. But since visual acuity is dependent on the shape of the eyeball, there is really nothing you can do short of correcting where the light focuses on you retina (by using corrective lenses). Sorry. ...Read more
No.Feel free to: Wear them...Even indoors.Get a more detailed answer ›
I am curious if drops for glaucoma makes eyes darker, is there any drops that make your eyes brighter?
Glaucoma drop fx: One class of glaucoma medications can result in the darkening of the iris and even pigment the skin around the eyes. Unfortunately, there is no drop that will make the eyes "brighter". Using artificial tears for dryness and keeping the eyes moist and healthy will keep them their brightest. ...Read more
Been using eye drops, but they only make my eyes feel good. The blurred vision is getting really annoying, can anyone help me out?
No: Computer screens are like listening to fingernails on a chalkboard. It won't make you deaf but it is not fun to listen too. People don't blink as much when looking at a computer so their eyes dry out. This causes eye strain and fatigue. Raising your chair and tilting the screen back can help. Using artificial tears before computer use helps also. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Contacts have risks.: All contact lenses carry risks such as infection, scarring, or blood vessel growth on the cornea. Special cosmetic contacts carry extra risks and should only be used under the supervision of a doctor. Never, ever wear any contacts unless prescribed to you by a doctor. The risks of cosmetic contact lenses not prescribed by a doctor are so severe that they are illegal in a number of states. ...Read more
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