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Doctor insights on: Bed Prism Glasses

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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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What are prism glasses?

What are prism glasses?

Prism: Is a type of lens feature that bends the light to adjust for misaligned eyes. Prisms are also those interesting lenses that can separate white light into the rainbow colors that make it. ...Read more

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Can hypertropia in a young adult be fixed with prism glasses?

Can hypertropia in a young adult be fixed with prism glasses?

Depends : On how much deviation there is , 2-3 prism diopters are well tolerated, above that it depends. ...Read more

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Are prism glasses effective for strabismus?

Are prism glasses effective for strabismus?

Sometimes: Small amounts of ocular misalignment can be successfully managed with prism in glasses. Larger amounts of misalignment require surgery to repair. ...Read more

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Could prism glasses help reduce the look of lazy eye(strabismus)?

Could prism glasses help reduce the look of lazy eye(strabismus)?

Sometimes: Prisms will shift the image and can improve the appearance of modest strabismus. But if the turning of the 'lazy eye' is too much, then the prism needed for cosmetic correction would be too thick and would itself disturb the cosmetics. ...Read more

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Who should I see about one slightly bulging eye and sudden lazy eye if i've had an eye exam and was just prescribed prism glasses?

Who should I see about one slightly bulging eye and sudden lazy eye if i've had an eye exam and was just prescribed prism glasses?

Ophthalmologist: You need to see a medical eye doctor, not an optometrist. The most common cause of a bulging eye is thyroid disease, so you may want to involve your medical doctor as well! ...Read more

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I am seeing an occupational therapist for my recent diagnosis. The exercises give me debilitating headaches and the prism glasses only help a moderate amount. I'm exhausted. Any thoughts or ideas?

I am seeing an occupational therapist for my recent diagnosis.  The exercises give me debilitating headaches and the prism glasses only help a moderate amount.  I'm exhausted.  Any thoughts or ideas?

Unusual: Generally occupational therapy activity is pain free and might lead to headaches only if over done. Discuss this with the OT person taking care of you. Prism glasses are used to minimize doubling and eyestrain when the eyes do not track well together. If you have this problem, see a ophthalmologist with expertise in strabismus (eye muscle problems). ...Read more

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I had a two glasses of wine around 7:30...without thinking I took 0.5 mg of lorazepam before bed (10:00) as I usually do...will I be okay?

I had a two glasses of wine around 7:30...without thinking I took 0.5 mg of lorazepam before bed (10:00) as I usually do...will I be okay?

Stay up for a bit: Most likely you will be ok but I would try and stay up for a bit until your body clears the alcohol and some of the drug. Contact your physician on call right away for more advice. ...Read more