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Doctor insights on: Baby Wearing Glasses

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Does wearing glasses make eyes sunken?

Does wearing glasses make eyes sunken?

May be an illusion: Wearing glasses will not physically change the eyes, it just optically corrects the focusing of the image so that it is clear to the eye. Wearing nearsighted glasses (myopia) can give the illusion that the eyes appear to be smaller and possibly sunken back, while farsighted glasses (like reading glasses) make the eyes look larger. This is a magnification effect based on the power of the lens. ...Read more

Dr. Tim Conrad
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Glasses (Definition)

Glasses is a term that describes a pair of lenses that are placed in a frame to be worn to correct faulty vision ...Read more


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Could wearing glasses harm your vision?

Could wearing glasses harm your vision?

Glasses: Wearing the correct spectacle lens correction does not harm your vision. ...Read more

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When playing outfield wear glasses or contacts?

When playing outfield wear glasses or contacts?

Glasses or contacts: Some people see better with glasses, while others see better with contact lenses. An outfielder needs excellent vision, so he or she should wear whichever is better for them. ...Read more

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Will wearing prescribed reading glasses all day harm my eye sight?

Will wearing prescribed reading glasses all day harm my eye sight?

No: It will allow you to see well at near but the eye will not change in any way due to the wearing of the lenses. This is a common misperception. ...Read more

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Can wearing contacts age your eyes?

Can wearing contacts age your eyes?

No: Wearing contacts does not cause any aging to occur. In fact, they make you look younger. ...Read more

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I wear spectacles of power -0.75. Should i wear glasses all the time?

I wear spectacles of power -0.75. Should i wear glasses all the time?

Depends: This power can be worn all of the time, but many who need this slight correction wear glasses only to see better when conditions are not good, like driving in the rain or at night or attending a ball game (unless you have really good seats). ...Read more

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Will years of wearing contact lenses make my eyesight worse?

Will years of wearing contact lenses make my eyesight worse?

No effect: Contacts will neither improve the basic power of the eye nor make it worse. They are a useful optical aid but have no medical qualities. Enjoy your contacts. ...Read more

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Can wearing glasses damage eyesight?

Can wearing glasses damage eyesight?

No: Wearing or not wearing glasses will not change your eyes. Eyes are unaffected by glasses. ...Read more

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Can wearing expired contacts damage my eyes?

Can wearing expired contacts damage my eyes?

Yes: The expiredcontacts may be fine but they may cause problems if they are damaged or if the storage fluid is contaminated. ...Read more

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Blurry vision while wearing contacts. Take them out?

Blurry vision while wearing contacts. Take them out?

YES: If you have pain, blurry vision, redness or discharge as a contact lens wearer you should remove the contacts immediately and see your eye doctor. This could potentially be a sign of a problem that could threaten your vision. ...Read more

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Wearing cooling glasses prevent eyes from computer radiations?

Wearing cooling glasses prevent eyes from computer radiations?

Unclear request: I am not sure the panel knows what "cooling glasses" are..I sure don't. Most glare ; visual fatigue from computers can be helped by anti-reflective coating, uv-400 blocker ; in some cases, polarized lenses. ...Read more

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Can wearing glasses prevent your eyes getting worse?

Can wearing glasses prevent your eyes getting worse?

No: Wearing glasses allows you to see better. It does not change the eyes in any way. ...Read more

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Wearing new eye glasses weird feeling?

may need adjustment: There is a period of adaptation to new glasses for most that should be over in 1-3 days. If they do not feel correct after that, then check with the optician who made the glasses and then with the eye doctor who prescribed them to be sure they are correct. ...Read more

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Could contacts lens make my lazy eye look straight while wearing?

Depends: There might be some improvement if you are hyperopic (need + (plus) lenses) in which case correction with the proper glasses or contacts could move the drifting eye outwards to match the other eye better. If you do not need glasses or need - (minus) lenses, this will not work. Check with your ophthalmologist to see if you are a candidate. ...Read more

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Do babies getting phototherapy use protective eye wear?

Do babies getting phototherapy use protective eye wear?

Yes: It is standard protocol to fully occlude both eyes during phototherapy. ...Read more

Dr. Tim Conrad
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Eyeglasses (Definition)

Babies sometimes need eyeglasses to correct vision or to correct ...Read more