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Do your eyes ache when wearing glasses for long periods of time?

Do your eyes ache when wearing glasses for long periods of time?

No: Check the fit, check for the correct prescription, take more breaks. May be related to asthenopia or eye strain. ...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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Whenever i spend time in the sun or expose my face to wind, my eyes become puffy red and sore. strong sun cream and glasses dont work. anything to do?

Whenever i spend time in the sun or expose my face to wind, my eyes become puffy red and sore. strong sun cream and glasses dont work. anything to do?

Hat with broad brim.: Wear a hat with a broad brim, or use an umbrella to add more protection. Otherwise, avoiding direct sunlight sounds best for you. If something hurts, don't do it! ...Read more

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Why do my eyes appear hollow and small after using glasses for a long period?

Why do my eyes appear hollow and small after using glasses for a long period?

Hollow: If you are tired, your eyes may appear sunken because a certain degree of dehydration may occur. Also, glasses for nearsightedness tend to make the eyes look smaller. If your eyes are dry, your images may blur and seem less distinct. ...Read more

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Can you get migraines and head aches if not wearing your glasses for a pro lonnged time period?

Can you get migraines and head aches if not wearing your glasses for a pro lonnged time period?

Possibly: The strain could lead to migraines. More likely it would be a headache from accommodation because you were not wearing full correction and the eye muscles were worked to the point it caused the headache. ...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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Is it possible to get misalignment of your eyes when wearing glasses for the first time?

Yes: Your eyes may feel misaligned with certain glasses prescriptions, especially those where the lenses are very different from each other or the axis of astigmatism is different on each side. If the glasses are made poorly and the optical centers aren't lined up with your pupils, you can see the effect of induced prism, causing double vision or eye strain. ...Read more

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Hello there.My eyes burn sometimes and gets red and , my eyes look kinda like yellow all the time. I started wearing glasses too recently.Need help.

Hello there.My eyes burn sometimes and gets red and , my eyes look kinda like yellow all the time. I started wearing glasses too recently.Need help.

A few possibilities: This could be due to allergies, dry eyes, or eye infections. The treatments are very different. For allergies, zaditor (ketotifen) is a good otc eye medicine. For dry eyes, lubricating tears are necessary. For infection, usually of the eyelids, start with eyelid warm compress and diluted baby shampoo scrubs. Rarely, this could also be eye inflammation, uveitis. You need an exam with your eye doctor. ...Read more

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