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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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Why is the cost between nearsighted glasses and farsighted glasses so vast?

Why is the cost between nearsighted glasses and farsighted glasses so vast?

More complexity: There are many factors that determine glasses cost. In a forty-ish person, you are probably referring to needing a multi-focal lens for the first time. These lenses are more complex, and therefore more expensive than single vision lenses. ...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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Will wearing prescribed reading glasses all day harm my eye sight?

Will wearing prescribed reading glasses all day harm my eye sight?

No: It will allow you to see well at near but the eye will not change in any way due to the wearing of the lenses. This is a common misperception. ...Read more

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How much do accuvue advance contacts lenses cost?

How much do accuvue advance contacts lenses cost?

Check online: You can check online stores like 1-800-contacts or contactlenses.Com. If you have vision insurance or vision discount plan, it may be lower for you. ...Read more

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Can reading glasses prevent eye strain?

Yes: After age 40s, presbyopia starts to set in which is loss of accommodation or focusing to see at near. So for those with a plano or hyperopic farsighted prescription, eye strain starts to happen when looking at small print. Reading glasses help to relieve the strain of accommodation. ...Read more

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Can people with myopia wear toric lenses?

Can people with myopia wear toric lenses?

Yes: Toric lenses are used to correct astigmatism so if you have myopia and astigmatism you can wear toric lenses. If you only have myopia you will not need them. ...Read more

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Are contacts as good or better than glasses at correcting astigmatism?

Are contacts as good or better than glasses at correcting astigmatism?

Most cases -YES: In most cases your best corrected vision wil be the same as what you see with your glasses. No better / no worse. The only exception might be with gas permeable contacts if you have astigmatism. Some professional baseball players have won major league batting titles wearing gas permeable conact lenses (edgar martinez-seattle mariners). ...Read more

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Can wearing glasses damage eyesight?

Can wearing glasses damage eyesight?

No: Wearing or not wearing glasses will not change your eyes. Eyes are unaffected by glasses. ...Read more

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How much the glasses for squint eyes?

How much the glasses for squint eyes?

Depends: The cost of glasses depends on the type, quality and prescription of the lenses and the type and quality of the frames. See a reputable optician and talk to him about it. If cost is a factor, be sure to tell him up front and he can guide you. ...Read more

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What prescription makes nearsighted people wear glasses all the time?

What prescription makes nearsighted people wear glasses all the time?

Vision improvement: The use of glasses enhances the clarity of vision. There is no dividing line medically but the higher the power needed, the more likely the wearer will be happy with the visual clarity. ...Read more

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Astigmatism but wants contact lenses?

Astigmatism but wants contact lenses?

Readily available: Most manufacturers of contact lenses now have ones available to correct astigmatism. Be mindful that you are entering the presbyopic era (age related difficulty with near vision). See your ophthalmologist for evaluation and lens fitting. ...Read more

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I can wear zero power plastic glasses after lasik?

I can wear zero power plastic glasses after lasik?

Yes: I presume you had successful vision correction (lasik) surgery and that (now) your prescription is "zero" or plano in your eyes. You certainly can wear protective eye glasses and I do advise this for outside activities and for uv protection. Also, because some individuals have dry eye symptoms following lasik, the glasses can help deflect airflow that speeds up evaporative tear loss. ...Read more

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Might glasses help eye strain?

Might glasses help eye strain?

Absolutely: If you have an eye error such as myopia or hyperopia---with or without astigmatism---correcting it will help your vision and can relieve eye strain. ...Read more