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Will the eye doctor give me a contact lens prescription if it's my first time wearing a corrective lense?

Will the eye doctor give me a contact lens prescription if it's my first time wearing a corrective lense?

Yes: Yes if your correction is amenable to contacts. Your doctor will also check the health of your eye to see if your eye would tolerate wearing a contact lens. ...Read more

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How do athletes wear contacts, glasses or any kind of corrective lens when playing?

How do athletes wear contacts, glasses or any kind of corrective lens when playing?

Yes: Both contact lenses and sports goggles are used by athletes and are well tolerated. Considering on your sport, lasik can be a realistic alternative. Check with your ophthalmologist. ...Read more

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How do I stop cloudy film from forming inside my contac lens? I have been wearing gas permeable contact lenses without any significant problems. In the last 6 months, everytime i put my contact lenses on- the right lens gets cloudy and it has a film over

How do I stop cloudy film from forming inside my contac lens? I have been wearing gas permeable contact lenses without any significant problems. In the last 6 months, everytime i put my contact lenses on- the right lens gets cloudy and it has a film over

This : This could be a fit issue where debris is being trapped. It could also be the gpc as previously mentioned. I also see similar issues with severe lid inflammation and contact lens use - make sure you are cleaning your eyelids very well each day. I also feel patients that use make-up around the eyes need to be careful with contact lens use. It is amazing the amount of make-up that makes its way into the tear film. ...Read more

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How do I improve my eyesight without using corrective lenses?

How do I improve my eyesight without using corrective lenses?

See explanation.: That is why they are called corrective lenses. The only other alternative is refractive surgery or contact lenses. ...Read more

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What is the highest and the lowest diopter on a corrective lens?

What is the highest and the lowest diopter on a corrective lens?

Sky's the limit: Theoretically, you could have a very high or low number, but this is limited by the materials they are made of and what you could reasonably put on someone's face. I've seen glasses as strong as +15.00 and -35.00 in my own experience. ...Read more

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Can I determine my vision from my corrective lens prescription?

Can I determine my vision from my corrective lens prescription?

Roughly: There is a rough correlation between the prescription and the vision chart-- for each line on the vision chart, there is approximately 0.25 d change in the prescription. So you can estimate your vision based on this formula. ...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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How can one gain back his normal eyesight without using corrective spectacles / lenses?

Laser or IOL: Laser vision correction (lasik or prk) or refractive lens surgery with placement of an intraocular lens (iol) are other ways to correct your vision. Discuss the various options with your ophthalmologist (eye md) to see what's best for your particular situation. ...Read more

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Astigmatism might require corrective lenses or glasses. At what level of astigmatism would I need help?

Astigmatism might require corrective lenses or glasses. At what level of astigmatism would I need help?

When blurred: Astigmatism is very common -- almost everyone has a little bit. It simply means that the cornea is not perfectly round, but rather has one steeper and one flatter curvature (like the side of a football rather than a basketball). People with more than 0.75diopters of astigmatism usually notice that images are blurred without glasses or contacts. ...Read more

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How can you improve your vision without utilizing corrective lenses?

How can you improve your vision without utilizing corrective lenses?

Diet, Light, XRcise: 1) a well balanced diet is essential for optimal functioning of all parts of the body. If you are unable to eat certain necessary foods, speak with your family doctor about food supplements. 2) make sure you always have adequate lighting for reading, proper background room light when watching tv, and sun glasses for outdoor activities. 3) strengthen your ocular muscles by doing "push-ups", etc. ...Read more

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Are glasses and corrective lenses the same thing?

Are glasses and corrective lenses the same thing?

Yes, but: Glasses are corrective lenses, but not all corrective lenses are glasses. Contact lenses would also fall into this description. You could even add intraocular lenses to the list if you were being comprehensive. ...Read more

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What are the conditions that lead to needing corrective lenses or glasses?

The big 4: Nearsightedness (myopia), farsightedness (hyperopia), astigmatism and presbyopia (need for reading glasses) are usually corrected with corrective lenses. ...Read more

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Can you fix low vision with corrective lenses?

Somewhat: High power reading glasses and magnifiers are used in low vision and can greatly improve vision in some people. ...Read more

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What type of corrective lens is good for astigmatism if you are playing basketball?

Contact lenses: Toric contact lenses with provide the most peripheral vision for sports. If unable to wear these, consider polycarbonate prescription sports goggles. These are impact resist and are curved to provide adequate peripheral vision. ...Read more

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Can corrective lens make your vision worse?

No: Glasses are designed to improve the focus of the eye and improve clarity. Sometimes patients who start wearing readers feel that their near focus becomes more difficult and to a certain extent this is true. But eventually, readers become essential whether glasses are used initially or not. ...Read more

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Should i get contacts or corrective surgery for astigmatism?

Should i get contacts or corrective surgery for astigmatism?

Astigmatism: Astigmatism is when the curvature of the cornea is steeper in one axis than another. This causes blur. Contact lenses that correct astigmatism are a good way to correct your vision and if you like how you see lasik is a very safe and reliable way to correct it permanently if you don't want to wear contacts every day. ...Read more

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Blurry vision after taking out corrective lens, what to do?

Blurry vision after taking out corrective lens, what to do?

Soft or Gas Perm cls: Gas permeable contacts can alter the shape of the cornea resulting in blurred vision with glasses after they are removed (spectacle blur) this is best compensated by getting a glass rx for that shape so you can use your glasses in the evening. In this case, the longer you use your glasses, without contact use in between, the worse they will function. ...Read more

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Is it possible to fix low vision problems with corrective lens?

Is it possible to fix low vision problems with corrective lens?

Yes: Corrective lens enhance existing vision (no restoration), so custom magnifiers, telescopes, cctv, etc can help low vision patients. Sometimes the telescope can be implantable as an intraocular lens for some amd patients. ...Read more

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