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How much are eye glasses?

How much are eye glasses?

Depends on prescript: Depends on the complexity of the prescription. The more myopic or near-sighted or more astigmatism correction in the prescription the more expensive. If you add tint, progressives, or type that gets darker when you go outside the added expense. ...Read more

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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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What can I do with old eye glasses?

What can I do with old eye glasses?

Give them away: There are organizations, one is called new eyes for the needy. They collect used glasses. Many of these donations go overseas because of limitations in the laws in the us about repurposing eyeglasses. ...Read more

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Wearing new eye glasses weird feeling?

Wearing new eye glasses weird feeling?

may need adjustment: There is a period of adaptation to new glasses for most that should be over in 1-3 days. If they do not feel correct after that, then check with the optician who made the glasses and then with the eye doctor who prescribed them to be sure they are correct. ...Read more

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What should I use to clean eye glasses?

What should I use to clean eye glasses?

Lens paper: And glasses cleaner or a microfiber clothe are excellent ways to clean glasses. These can be obtained from most optical shops or online. ...Read more

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How to clean my eye glasses really well?

How to clean my eye glasses really well?

Get a cleaning kit: Get a cleaning kit specifically for glasses at your local drug store or walmart. It is inexpensive and well worth it. ...Read more

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How do you saftey clean your eye glasses?

How do you saftey clean your eye glasses?

Clean glasses: I use a microfiber cloth and will give them to my patients when available. The cloth will remove dust, dirt, and grease. I use california cleaner spray for the really dirty glasses. ...Read more

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What is the best brand of eye glasses lens?

What is the best brand of eye glasses lens?

Best Brand: There is no best brand for you. What is best is what fits your vision prooerly and economically. You can spend so much on a pair of lenses but if it not the right prescription it will not be the best. ...Read more

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Can new eye glasses make your eyes feel dry?

Can new eye glasses make your eyes feel dry?

Usually not: If your eyes feel dry then that usually means a problem with the surface of the tear film and not the glasses. Have yourself tested for dry eye syndrome. ...Read more

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Is it better to wear eye glasses all the time?

Is it better to wear eye glasses all the time?

It does not matter: Unless you are a child, it does not matter whether you wear glasses part time or full time. Do what is comfortable. ...Read more

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Why does switching between eye glasses bother my eyes?

Why does switching between eye glasses bother my eyes?

Differences in them: If the glasses are made identically then this should not happen. The fact it is happening means there is a difference in the glasses. ...Read more

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What are the requirements for a store to sell eye glasses?

What are the requirements for a store to sell eye glasses?

Optician: Prescription eyewear is sold by a licensed professional called an optician (can also be sold by an optometrist or ophthalmologist). Non prescription glasses and sunglasses do not have these limitations. ...Read more

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Why do some kids have tape over one of their eye glasses lens?

Why do some kids have tape over one of their eye glasses lens?

Amblyopia/Strabismus: I agree with dr. Block that some kids have one "lazy" eye that needs to be made to work by occluding the "good" eye with tape, a patch, or drops. Vision therapy (VT) may or may not work to improve visual function, but prolonged attempts at VT may delay needed surgery if the eyes become misaligned. Any such patient needs to be seen by a pediatric ophthalmologist before therapy decisions are made. ...Read more

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Does wearing eye glasses cause one to become dependent on them?

Does wearing eye glasses cause one to become dependent on them?

Glasses: This is a myth. Glasses to help you see far or near make it easier to see, but they do not make your eyes worse. Nor do they make you more dependent on glasses. ...Read more

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What are alternatives of wearing eye glasses for a 26 year old?

What are alternatives of wearing eye glasses for a 26 year old?

Contacts, LASIK: Glasses are nice and give clear vision. But so do contacts and refractive lasik surgery. Discuss alternatives with your ophthalmologist to see if this can correct your degree of refractive needs. ...Read more

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What are the best shape of eye glasses I have a rectangular face?

What are the best shape of eye glasses I have a rectangular face?

Tall frame: A broad glasses that have tall frames which help to create a shorter face illusion. An accented top rim or decorative temple that helps to add width to the frame. ...Read more

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If I wear other peoples eye glasses can it mess my eye vision up.?

No: If it's too different from your correct prescription, it will probably be too blurry or cause eye strain. ...Read more

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What do you suggest if my dr refused to give me pd for eye glasses?

What do you suggest if my dr refused to give me pd for eye glasses?

Things to try: There are apps available for smart phones that can help you . If you google pd measurement you will get instructions-- may need a helper set of eyes. ...Read more

Eye Wear (Definition)

Eye wear is a device that either improves vision or protects the ...Read more