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Can your eye color change when you start wearing glasses?

Can your eye color change when you start wearing glasses?

No: Eye color is genetic and amount of pigmentation can change with age, inflammation, iris freckles, prostaglandins, various diseases -- even a laser is being developed to change eye color. Pupil dilation and constriction may make an eye color look different. ...Read more

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My brother has stigmatism and has eyeglasses he feels itchy inside his eyes. Nothing changes when he rubs it,he said it's from the inside. What to do?

My brother has stigmatism and has eyeglasses he feels itchy inside his eyes. Nothing changes when he rubs it,he said it's from the inside. What to do?

Allergy or dry: If it is itchy from allergy or dryness there are very effective eye drops that help relieve the itching. Really try not to rub they eyes as repeated rubbing can affect them causing more or worsening astigmatism. ...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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How to improve my eye sight without wearing glasses?

How to improve my eye sight without wearing glasses?

No way: You cannot do that. You cannot change the structure of the eye through exercises or other modalities. ...Read more

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I just started wearing glasses(2wks), my eyes r now really dry. What r the best eye drops?

I just started wearing glasses(2wks), my eyes r now really dry. What r the best eye drops?

Artificial tears: Artificial tears. There are many brands and they are over the counter. I would avoid those that use benzalkonium chloride as a preservative as they can be irritating. Use them at least 4-6 times a day. ...Read more

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I hurt my eye trying to put in contact while ago so took it out wearing glasses will it heal on its own tried ziadator drop still hurting little ?

I hurt my eye trying to put in contact while ago so took it out wearing glasses will it heal on its own tried ziadator drop still hurting little ?

Scratch?: You may have scratched your cornea. Use non preserved tears purchased over the counter every hour until symptoms fade. Don't put contacts in until you are symptom free and your eye looks normal. If not better in a day you should have it checked by eye doc, as these injuries may result in infection. ...Read more

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If you stop wearing glasses all the time will your eyes get stronger?

If you stop wearing glasses all the time will your eyes get stronger?

Glasses weaken eyes?: No. People over 40 often think that wearing readers made their eyes weaker. Presbyopia is a natural condition that occurs around 40 where the focusing power (accommodation) gradually declines over 30 years due to gradual hardening of the natural lens of the eye. The amount of reading power you need to replace gradually increases every 2-3 years. Vision w readers is better; they want glasses. ...Read more

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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

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Can you get tired looking eyes from not wearing glasses when you can't see clearly?

Can you get tired looking eyes from not wearing glasses when you can't see clearly?

Yes: Some people squint all the time to see clearly taking advantage of the pinhole effect this offers. Chronic squinting can cause permanent furrowing and creasing of the thin lid skin resulting in wrinkles and a look of fatigue. It's very easy to get clear glasses designed for the task at hand - see your ophthalmologist. ...Read more

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Do your eyes get tired from wearing glasses a long time?

Do your eyes get tired from wearing glasses a long time?

Possibly.: This is likely to be due to being overworked or to tension. You might need a rest from your study, or a refreshing hobby that stimulates you. If you are not used to glasses, it might be hard to wear them at first, but it should get easier with time. ...Read more

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What can I do to boost my eye sight without wearing glasses ?

What can I do to boost my eye sight without wearing glasses ?

Contacts, LASIK: I am sure that you are aware that contacts and lasik surgery are options. You probably want to know if there are dietary or exercise means to improve the vision. However, these will not work. Discuss this with your ophthalmologist. ...Read more

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