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Are air optix lenses for astigmatism and night time use?

Are air optix lenses for astigmatism and night time use?

Air optix lenses: These lenses can be used for day or night vision. But i would not recommend anyone to sleep with any kind of lenses on chronic basis because of the potential risks of corneal infection. I advise to either use daily lenses and remove prior to sleeping or take out and clean well before leaving them overrnight in a solution prescribed by the lens manufacturer. ...Read more

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Astigmatism (Definition)

Astigmatism is an eye condition that causes blurry vision because the eye is unable to focus light to a point and thus unable to produce a sharp ...Read more


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Does astigmatism have anything to do with seeing at night?

Does astigmatism have anything to do with seeing at night?

Yes.: Astigmatism has to do with an individual seeing at night or day if the individual has astigmatism. The astigmatism must be corrected with the use of either spectacles or toric soft contact lenses or rigid gas permeable contacts in order to obtain one's best corrected vision. Astigmatism results when the eye, rather than being spherical, is more shaped like a football with two different curvatures. ...Read more

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Does astigmatism have anything to do with a tough time seeing at night?

Does astigmatism have anything to do with a tough time seeing at night?

Yes: At night, the pupil dilates to let in more light. Astigmatism is a distortion in the cornea that causes different focal lengths for light passing through different parts of the cornea into the lens. With a small aperture (constricted pupil), the differences do not cause noticeable blurring. At night, when the aperture is larger, the eye has less depth of field, so the imprecise focus. ...Read more

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.I'm being corrected for farsighted and astigmatism. I see better without them night is even worse?

.I'm being corrected for farsighted and astigmatism. I see better without them night is even worse?

Full time wear: Eyes have to get used to glasses. If you take them off and on, your eyes will not get used to them. All this is assuming, that you have been given the correct prescription. ...Read more

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Im farsighted & astigmatism. My contacts are very blurry at night & during the day. The lenses are toric and don't seem dry. I see better w/out them.

Im farsighted & astigmatism. My contacts  are very blurry at night & during the day. The lenses are toric and don't seem dry. I see better w/out them.

Full time wear: Eyes have to get used to glasses. If you take them off and on, your eyes will not get used to them. All this is assuming, that you have been given the correct prescription. ...Read more

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Lately my eyes get horribly blurry at night (not in the dark). and its hard to keep them focused on anything Had eye exam: only astigmatism was found?

Lately  my eyes get horribly blurry at night (not in the dark). and its hard to keep them focused on anything Had eye exam: only astigmatism was found?

Well then: Well if normal exam then perhaps fatigue try resting your eyes and cold compress over them. Try this first. If this fails back to the eye doctor ...Read more

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Saw a bit of a bright light at night in right eye . doesn't happen frequently . I don't get much sleep . Happened one other occasion near right eye. (Have pinched nerve & astigmatism in right eye) ?

Saw a bit of a bright light at night in right eye . doesn't happen frequently . I don't get much sleep .  Happened one other occasion near right eye. (Have pinched nerve & astigmatism in right  eye) ?

May be benign: pressure on the eye can cause this, as well as changes in the retina, and migraines. It is not likely that your other conditions caused this. If your sight is ok, no need for alarm. ...Read more