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Can a "strong" glasses prescription cause long term dizziness?

Can a "strong" glasses prescription cause long term dizziness?

Shouldn't: If the prescription is proper, then you should adapt quickly and dizziness should not occur. If the dizziness persists then the glass might need upgrading. ...Read more

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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How can I reduce the dizzying effects of high prescription glasses?

How can I reduce the dizzying effects of high prescription glasses?

Many choices: This is a discussion to be had with your eye doctor. Usually, this discomfort will subside aas you become used to the new prescription. If not, you could consider not wearing glasses and wearing contacts instead or perhaps even laser vision correction. If these are not an option, changes in the material and shape of the glasses lens can sometimes help. ...Read more

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I get really dizzy at night when using my glasses because it doesn't have the right prescription. How bad is it to continue using it?

I get really dizzy at night when using my glasses because it doesn't have the right prescription. How bad is it to continue using it?

Get a new pair: Although wearing the wrong prescription glasses is not dangerous to your eyes, it can certainly be risky for certain tasks such as driving. Have your prescription updated and you will feel more comfortable. ...Read more

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I recently got a stronger prescription for my eye glasses, it's been a week and i still haven't gotten used to them. I feel dizzy and a little bit of ?

I recently got a stronger prescription for my eye glasses, it's been a week and i still haven't gotten used to them. I feel dizzy and a little bit of ?

May be normal or too: The scrip may be too strong or it may be just difficulty adjusting.Try for another week in short intervals.If you are still having trouble, go back to the doc. ...Read more

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Can eye strain cause dizziness and light head all the time? How long can it last? Eyesight is 20/15, dr says no problems. prescription for computer glasses.

Can eye strain cause dizziness and light head all the time? How long can it last?  Eyesight is 20/15, dr says no problems. prescription for computer glasses.

Dizziness and : Lightheaded feeling usually not from eyestrain. Due to the vague nature of symptoms many possibilities include low blood pressure, anemia, migraine , abnormal blood sugar. You will need to be seen to get worked up. ...Read more

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I'm wearing 3 yr. Old prescription eyeglasses. I'm having dizziness, migraines, & lightheadedness almost everyday. Do i need new eyeglasses?

I'm  wearing 3 yr. Old prescription eyeglasses. I'm having dizziness, migraines, & lightheadedness almost everyday. Do i need new eyeglasses?

Not necessarily: Your migraines msy be caused by a variety of different reasons from the food you eat to the lack of sleep you might undergo. A change in your eye prescription is not known to cause migraines. ...Read more

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I was diagnosed with myopia and in my new glasses prescription there is no minus in front the number, are there any mistake?

I was diagnosed with myopia and in my new glasses prescription there is no minus in front the number, are there any mistake?

Yes : This is probably a sign that was not placed there. Is there a plus sign before the numbers. Check with the eye doctor that gave you the prescription! ...Read more

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What is the weakest glasses prescription you can get?

No prescription: Plain glass lenses can be worn for those who like how they look in glasses. If you are blurred when you read or look at distances, even a mild prescription may help you. Usually, people can avoid wearing glasses if they have prescriptions of up to 0.5 diopters; some individuals may feel more visually comfortable with even this low of a glasses prescription. ...Read more

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Dr. Dariush Saghafi
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Dizziness (Definition)

Dizziness is a feeling of light headedness that includes loss of balance, vertigo, or the feeling as ...Read more