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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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Should i wear glasses over contacts to help with farsightedness and astigmatism?

Should i wear glasses over contacts to help with farsightedness and astigmatism?

Can help these: Contact lenses come in virtually all possible powers, including ones that correct farsightedness and astigmatism at the same time. The lenses tend to have few power choices for extreme farsightedness compared to nearsightedness, however. An optometrist or ophthalmologist can fit for contact lenses. ...Read more

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Can wearing 3d glasses improve your vision?

Can wearing 3d glasses improve your vision?

No: They are useful to resolve the images in a 3-d movie but cut out some of the light input so that wearing them will slightly lower the vision. ...Read more

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Can your vision get worst if you wear glasses over time?

Can your vision get worst if you wear glasses over time?

No: This is a common misconception. Wearing glasses to correct refractive error does not make your vision worse or increase your refractive error over time. Refractive error is an imbalance between the length of your eye and it's optical power. Glasses simply compensate for that imbalance. ...Read more

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Can wearing 3d glasses cause problems so you need new prescription?

Can wearing 3d glasses cause problems so you need new prescription?

No: Wearing 3-d glasses has no effect on the basic visual needs or need for eyeglasses. However, if you have difficulty seeing in 3-d this might be a clue to a pre-existing eyeglass need or some other eye problem. If you 3-d experience is significantly difference than others, check with your ophthalmologist to evaluate that. ...Read more

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Can i wear colored contacts or like theatrical contacts that have designs in them if i wear glasses?My glasses are for seeing far away.

Yes: Yes. Make sure you get the lenses through an eye doctor though. Some of these lenses can put you at risk for a corneal infection. ...Read more

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Can I wear my old glasses for farsightedness if they are not bifocals?

Maybe: If you are 34, you are probably too young to need bifocals. If you can see well at all distances when you wear your old glasses, then they are probably fine. If you can see far away but not read with them, you probably need an update for new single vision lenses of a higher plus power. ...Read more

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Can prescription glasses worn all the time with wrong strength have -ve impact i.e make eye sight worse for a 4 yrs old? He is near sighted.

Can prescription glasses worn all the time with wrong strength have -ve impact i.e make eye sight worse for a 4 yrs old? He is near sighted.

Glasses eyesight: Can prescription glasses worn all the time with wrong strength have -ve impact i.e make eye sight worse for a 4 yrs old? He is near sighted. ANS: no but will difficult to use. ...Read more

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I wear monovision contacts and lose some depth perception when driving. Is it possible to wear glasses over the contacts to improve this when driving?

Yes: Glasses can be made with window glass over the distance eye and a correction for the near eye which renders it clear at distance. This is commonly done and helpful when driving at night or in the rain. ...Read more

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How are people with glasses (corrective lenses) able to watch 3d movies?

How are people with glasses (corrective lenses) able to watch 3d movies?

Wearing 3D glasses: The 3d glasses can be slipped over the prescription glasses generally without difficulty. Some are very cheaply made from cardboard with thin plastic lenses, but flexible enough to be worn over glasses. ...Read more

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If a person's myopia correction is -2 and he wears -3 his eyes will definetly become more myopic if we use plus lense can vice versa will happen?

If a person's myopia correction is -2 and he wears -3 his eyes will definetly become more myopic if we use plus lense can vice versa will happen?

Myopic correction: A person who has been prescribed -2 lenses but wears -3 will not necessarily become more myopic. Overcorrection may give some other symptoms such as headaches. Wearing plus lenses same way probably make vision even worse. ...Read more

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Will your vision slowly get worse if you wear reading glasses constantly?

Reading glasses: Reading glasses or bifocals are part of aging. It's going to occur. The muscles in the eye that focuses up close weaken and the lens becomes less flexible. When you use reading glasses, these muscles do not have to work as hard, so the weaken more. But this is a normal pattern. It's like buying a pair of pants with a larger waist size, they feel better, but you'll probably never go back ...Read more

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Am a high myope, uncorrected. I do wear glasses. Can my distance vision actually get better on its own over time?

Am a high myope, uncorrected. I do wear glasses. Can my distance vision actually get better on its own over time?

Probably not.: Generally, one gets nearsighted between the ages of 5 to 15, gets worse until the late teens or early 20s and then stabilizes. It usually does not get better. Wearing or not wearing glasses will not change the outcome. ...Read more

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Can your eyesight improve if you wear glasses all the time?

Can your eyesight improve if you wear glasses all the time?

Not at your age.: Glasses may only improve the best corrected vision in a child under the age of 10. After this age glasses only improve your vision when you wear them. ...Read more

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