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Can I use reading glasses without having side effects?

Can I use reading glasses without having side effects?

Yes: The only side effect is diminished reading ability when you do not wear necessary reading eyeglasses. ...Read more

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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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Please tell me, could a person with normal eyesight use reading glasses without adverse effects?

Please tell me, could a person with normal eyesight use reading glasses without adverse effects?

Yes: Patients with norma distance vision after age 40, but who can't focus @ near usually do well with these as 1 of many options. ...Read more

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I am 28F. I am using nexito plus and mirnite 15 for one month ,will this have any side effects after stopping these? how long these can be used?

I am 28F. I am using nexito plus and mirnite 15 for one month ,will this have any side effects after stopping these? how long these can be used?

Ask your doc.: Mirnite (mirtazapine) and Nexito Plus (escitalopram and clonazepam) should be tapered, the taper can be quite fast because you have not been on it very long. Ask your doc how to do and if you need to taper both or just one to feel better. Consider non-medical treatments or methods to manage depression and/or anxiety They work well, and if you take meds too, can help them work even better. ...Read more

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I want to stop taking MPH drugs for my ADD because of side effects. Ideas how to deal with extreme drowsiness? Caffeine doesn't have any effect on me.

I want to stop taking MPH drugs for my ADD because of side effects. Ideas how to deal with extreme drowsiness? Caffeine doesn't have any effect on me.

ADD: See your doctor for other medication choices for your ADD. You should never stop medications abruptly without seeing your doctor first. ...Read more

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Dr I am having severe depression and using nexito plus....is there any side effects mainly in sex?? Can i continue using it?

Dr I am having severe depression and using nexito plus....is there any side effects mainly in sex??  Can i continue using it?

Nexito effects: It is likely that your severe depression is contributed by your Hypothyroidism. It causes fatigue and weight gain which can lead to decreased sexual desire. Nexito(Escitalopram) sexual side effects may be- decreased libido and Anorgasmia. Discuss with Psychiatrist: •Diagnosis •Benefits and side effects of Nexito, •Decreasing the dose; •Follow up for Hypothyroidism •Therapy for stresses ...Read more

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Can I use birth control patches even if I smoke marijuana? Any side effects for mixing both of them?

Can I use birth control patches even if I smoke marijuana? Any side effects for mixing both of them?

Should be fine: Even though I disagree with the practice of Marijuana I cannot say it's bad due to activity as well. ...Read more

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I wear prescription glasses, would reading using an e-reader have an effect on my eyes?

I wear prescription glasses,  would reading using an e-reader have an effect on my eyes?

Not really: While reading with an e-reader, or any prolonged close work can be fatiguing for the eyes, it is not, generally speaking, harmful. You should consult your eye doctor to make sure your glasses prescription is up to date, however. ...Read more

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Im myopic I do practice plus lense therapy for eg. I use reading glasses for close work like reading, surfing net etc, can it harm my vision?

Im myopic I do practice plus lense therapy for eg. I use reading glasses for close work like reading, surfing net etc, can it harm my vision?

It's ok.: This is a hotly debated topic. Do people who read more become progressively more nearsighted? And if they do, is it because of the extensive reading? No clear answer, but your doing no harm. ...Read more

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I am using progressive glasses, but having difficulty reading phone and computer so take them off. Defeating the purpose?

I am using progressive glasses, but having difficulty reading phone and computer so take them off. Defeating the purpose?

OFFICE progressive: You must be naturally near-sighted and reading without glasses is fine. Shamir makes a progressive (the office) designed for computer/reading that is considered a short environment lens. It is not good for driving so it can't be your only pair of progressives but it gives a wider field of vision than a regular progressive lens and is perfect for the computer.. ...Read more

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How regularly can you use permethrin cream without experiencing side effects?

How regularly can you use permethrin cream without experiencing side effects?

An Insecticide: The use of Permethrin is specifically to treat infestation with mites (mostly scabies). The persistent use of this medicine is not recommended because it is meant to kill the insects. As with any other insecticides, using it persistently would not be advisable. ...Read more

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Can I use reading glasses with my contacts on, together?

Yes: Usually contacts are used to correct your distance vision. Reading glasses then are needed for patients who (usually after 40yrs of age) have lost their near vision. Many patients use over the counter readers over the contacts for near vision. ...Read more

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Does using eye tears without preservative constantly have any side effects if i decide to stop them? And is it good for blepharitis?

Does using eye tears without preservative constantly have any side effects if i decide to stop them?  And is it good for blepharitis?

Treat cause: Preservative-free tears are safe to use. If you are using them that often, then it means you need them. Stopping will lead to more dry eye symptoms. Blepharitis is a condition that exacerbates dry eyes. Artificial tears are only maskong your underlying problem. Think of artificial trars as tylenol (acetaminophen) for a fever. You need to treat the reason why you have the fever in the first place. See an eye md. ...Read more

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I am an MBBS class topper & will be taking my exam in september.but feel short term memory now so need antidepressant which are without side effects?

I am an MBBS class topper & will be taking my exam in september.but feel short term memory now so need antidepressant which are without side effects?

Sleep and relax: What you need is good sleep and try to relax. Your brain is fatigued. No medicine can help you better than a good plan for next 3 months. Do not let anxiety ruin your progress so far. Stay confident, sleep at least 8h/24 h, eat well, do not forget physical exercise. Talk about your progress with your friends. Good luck with your exam! ...Read more

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Will taking 25mg of topomax daily for headaches will it affect my chances of getting contact lenses. I have an astigmatism in both eyes?

Will taking 25mg of topomax daily for headaches will it affect my chances of getting contact lenses. I have an astigmatism in both eyes?

No it will not: It will not affect your ability to get contact lenses. However, just a reminder, when you are on topamax (topiramate) you need to be drinking eight glasses of fluid the day so as not to develop kidney stones. You must absolutely avoid dehydration. ...Read more

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If i use zanduvigorex capsule any side effects because i am diabetic patient ?

If i use zanduvigorex capsule any side effects because i am diabetic patient ?

Zandu-vigorex: is a combination of at least 8 herbs used or increased male sexual stamina that at least one site says, "lol give you the strength of a stallion". While this may or may not be true, it does have a bunch of potential side effects. Insomnia,nervousness,headache, dizziness, palpitations,hallucinations, loss of reality,stomach problems, dysuria,vomiting, tremors, sweating. Sounds awful to me ...Read more