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Doctor insights on: Are Plastic Sunglasses Harmful For Ur Eyes

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Are plastic sunglasses harmful for ur eyes?

Are plastic sunglasses harmful for ur eyes?

Not necessarily: Any sunglasses that do not block uv rays can be harmful to your eyes, be they made of glass, plastic or some other material. Make sure your sunglasses block both uv/a and uv/b rays and you should be fine. ...Read more

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Are color sunglasses lenses bad for your eyes?

Are color sunglasses lenses bad for your eyes?

Not color, quality: It is not so much the color or shade of the sunglasses but the quality of the lens in protecting you from uva and uvb sunlight. Look for high quality or brand name sunglasses that states 100% uva and uvb protection. ...Read more

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Are black sclera contacts harmful for your eyes?

Are black sclera contacts harmful for your eyes?

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

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Are photochromatic spectacles really bad for your eyes?

Are photochromatic spectacles really bad for your eyes?

No: Photochromatic, or transition spectacles almost always have ultraviolet pretection added to them . The are protective to uv light exposure. ...Read more

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What color sunglasses lenses are good or bad for your eyes?

What color sunglasses lenses are good or 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 more

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I wear spectacles and want to switch to contact lenses for cosmetic reasons. Are contact lenses safe and healthy for eye health. Any risks?

I wear spectacles and want to switch to contact lenses for cosmetic reasons. Are contact lenses safe and healthy for eye health. Any risks?

Yes: Topical irritation, allergy, infection, trauma (when placing/removing) are most common. Talk to your ophthalmologist who prescribes you glasses. Best! ...Read more

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Is wearing sunglasses healthy or unhealthy for your eyes?

Is wearing sunglasses healthy or unhealthy for your eyes?

Usually healthy: Make sure that the sunglasses block uv rays. They will usually say "blocks uva/uvb" on the side. There were some problems with sunglasses that blocked visible light well, allowing the pupil to dilate, but they did not block uv (ultraviolet rays) well, so they let even more uv rays in than wearing no sunglasses. Most modern or quality sunglasses block uv rays well. ...Read more

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What eye drops are most effective for red eyes while wearing contacts?

What eye drops are most effective for red eyes while wearing contacts?

Rewetting drops: The only drops you should use with contact lenses in your eyes are contact lens rewetting drops. These are found in the store near the artificial tears and are labelled "for use with contact lenses." do not use allergy or other drops with your contact lenses. ...Read more

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Sun light is very good for one's mood. Are people wearing glasses (with UV filters) (not sunglasses) more susceptible to (mental) illness?

Sun light is very good for one's mood. Are people wearing glasses (with UV filters) (not sunglasses) more susceptible to (mental) illness?

UV not key to mood: Those who experience low mood when days are shorter in fall & winter may benefit from a dose of bright, early morning light. However, UV light is not essential to this treatment. The bright lights sold to treat mood in this way give off no UV light. You can purchase these lights easily, e.g. on Amazon, for less than $100. Used for 30 minutes in the morning, they may raise winter mood. ...Read more

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I'm dressing up for holloween and i want to put on those eye lenses that make my eyes look scary, are they harmful?

I'm dressing up for holloween and i want to put on those eye lenses that make my eyes look scary, are they harmful?

Be cautious: You can order these from an ophthalmologist who will make sure they fit safely and properly. If you are an experienced wearer you can usually make this determination by yourself. Properly fit they are not harmful for short term wear. They are not approved, however, by the fda. ...Read more

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Where do they sell color contacts? Are these safe for your eyes?

Where do they sell color contacts? Are these safe for your eyes?

On line, eye doctor: Colored contact lenses are a standard product of the contact lens industry. They can be purchased after proper fitting from your ophthalmologist. They are made to standard tolerances and worn properly can be safe. Some are available from contact lens suppliers on line with a proper prescription. Do not buy them from on line advertisers without this protection. ...Read more

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Are colored costume lenses bad for your eyes?

Are colored costume lenses bad for your eyes?

Can be: If fit by a proper eye professional they should do no harm. If bought on the internet or at a costume shop, they might be of improper fit and may even be non-sterile which could cause some difficulty for the eyes. ...Read more

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I'm wondering why are uva&uvb sunglasses suggested as a way to maintain the health of your eyes?

I'm wondering why are uva&uvb sunglasses suggested as a way to maintain the health of your eyes?

Damage to tissue: The ultraviolet light causes damage to all tissues that it interacts with. The most important damage are macular degeneration, cataract formation, and conjunctival growth such as ptrygium, and basal and squamous cell cancers of the lids! ...Read more

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What are the risks to your eyes when wearing special contacts like black sclera?

What are the risks to your eyes when wearing special contacts like black sclera?

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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Are UV black lights bad for your health? Or is this completely different than UV from the sun?

UV Black lights: are a completely different wavelength of light than the burning wavelengths of sunlight that causes burning. There are no health risks associated with these lights. ...Read more

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-1.75 and -1.5. I wear glasses 5 years tv but hate them. Optician recommends them for computer and concentrated tasks too. Essential or not?

-1.75 and -1.5. I wear glasses 5 years tv but hate them. Optician recommends them for computer and concentrated tasks too. Essential or not?

Optical aid: Glasses are not a medical item. You need only wear them when you need clarity of vision for a given task. There is no harm to not wearing them; you will just not see as well in those cases. When in doubt, always check with your ophthalmologist - the fully trained eye doctor. ...Read more