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Do My Glasses Tell How Bad My Vision Is
Glasses options: Luckily there are many options for you today. First there is the contact lens option. You can be in contact lenses by tomorrow. After that there are all the refractive surgery options: lasik, prk and many more now. Last option is to get a new pair of glasses. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Vision: Regular examination by the same person who can track your prior exams by the medical record in front of them. ...Read more
I woke up this morning with bad vision. Does this mean i need glasses or could it be health related?
Yes: It could be either. Visit your ophthalmologist to see (pun intended). ...Read more
No...: ...But it may cause undue strain. Up until the 40s, the eyes can normally focus for near work. By the late 40s, near focus becomes difficult. Reading glasses are essentially magnifiers that help you focus up close. If you can focus up close on your own, there is no reason to use readers, and they can give you headaches. There is no danger, however, in using them. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Hi can you tell me if i can get glasses over my contacts to improve my vision. Im -18 in my contacts and been told my vision is as good as it gets.?
Glasses and Contacts: Glasses can be used over contact lenses to fine tune a prescription if necessary. You are extremely nearsighted if your prescription is -18. Contacts can correct most of the nearsightedness, and then residual astigmatism or even more nearsightedness can be corrected with glasses. The optical effect with this combination would be much better than glasses alone. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
No: It will not harm his eyes. Over-the-counter reading glasses are good magnifiers and make it easier to see close objects, . They can be useful to anyone, even children, for this purpose. If your child wears them alot, it is possible they need glasses and an eye exam is advised. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Shouldn't: All depends on what you define as perfect vision. If that has been assessed by an eye care provider, then reading glasses are merely extra magnification and shouldn't interfere with your vision. However, if you have any residual farsightedness or other type of prescription at distance, sometimes this can become more manifest, or noticeable, after wearing reading glasses. ...Read more
What do you suggest if i got my glasses today. My vision isn't terribly bad, they were mainly for them for a few days consistently to get my eyes acclamated, is this ok?
May need a check: Return to see you eye doctor If you are still having problems after a week. The prescription may be off or the glasses could have been made incorrectly. There is usually no charge for this and most optical places will remake a prescription at no charge if done with a certain time. Usually, 90 days. ...Read more
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