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Can I Go Straight To Contact Lenses Without Ever Wearing Glasses
I'm just wondering, if you have bad eyes can you skip glasses and go straight into contact lenses?
Not recommended: Even if you choose to use contact lenses as your primary means of correcting your vision, you need to have a pair of glasses as well. This is because there are situations in which you cannot wear your contacts, and you must have a back-up. The glasses do not need to be new or even the best prescription, but usable so you can safely drive and work. ...Read more
I got this idea of wearing glasses and contact lenses at the same time so i could interchange them during the day. Is it possible?
What do you advise if i had this idea of wearing glasses and contact lenses at the same time so i could interchange them during the day. Is it possible?
No: The eye will progress at it s own rate irrespective of what optical correction it is provided with. Myopia progresses at a slower rate as you get older and generally stops at what level it has reached by the mid to late 20's. Some provide contact lenses in someone of your age and will state that it will stop progression knowing full well that it would have stopped anyway. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What do you advise if I'm wearing glasses, I'm planning to wear contact lenses because can play sports with them and etc. please read below.?
Get evaluated: An ophthalmologist can tell you whether or not you can wear contact lenses. There are a variety available and almost certainly one which will help you athletic needs. ...Read more
I tend to open my eyes wide when wearing contact lenses, which causes some eye fatigue. Is this normal? Should I consciously close up my eyelids a bit as if I am wearing glasses?
It is common: to open your eyes wider while wearing contact lenses, especially while getting use to them. If your eyes are becoming fatigued while wearing contact lens, you should decrease the amount of time that you are wearing them, in order to allow your eyes to adapt. Try wearing the contacts for only 4 hours/day for a few days, if your eyes do not feel fatigued, gradually increase the number of hours/day ...Read more
Focus light: If the only problem with your vision is an uncorrected need for classes, then your eye has a focal point off the retina (the film at the back of the eye). The ;job of glasses and contacts is to readjust that focal point with its peak on the light receptive elements of the retina so there is a clear image. This compensates for your eyes inability to do this. ...Read more
I just bought contact lenses and i noticed a dramatic change in my vision from my eyeglasses. I see way clearer. I feel and see shapes and size, why ?
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