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Eye Wear (Overview)

Eye wear is a device that either improves vision or protects the eyes from dangerous materials.


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Doing home repairs myself now need protective eye wear?

Doing home repairs myself now need protective eye wear?

Good move: Any activity in which you are hammering, sawing, drilling, using pressure devices and working with anything that might fragment or fly through the air can cause eye injury. Use common sense and always wear protective eye glasses. ...Read more

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Eye Wear (Overview)

Eye wear is a device that either improves vision or protects the eyes from dangerous materials.


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Why do people who are blind in one eye wear eye patches?

Why do people who are blind in one eye wear eye patches?

Couple of reasons: Patch can be used to cover an ugly eye or sometimes the poor-sighted eye is distracting. ...Read more

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Eye wear (Tip)

The classic symptom is flared headlights at night or multiple ghost images in one eye. Got glasses? ...See more

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Treating Eye Injuries (Checklist)

Seek immediate medical attention
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If it's a chemical exposure, rinse eye with water for 15 minutes
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Do NOT rub eye
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Whats uv protective eye wear?

Whats uv protective eye wear?

Lenses blocking uv: The only component of light which can possibly damage the eye is the ultraviolet portion (uv). To lower this probability you can wear lenses that block uv light. Most sunglasses do this nicely and any eye wear made of glass does this automatically. Most that do this are labeled and most optical shops can help you with this. ...Read more

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Eye wear prescription, how long is it good for?

Eye wear prescription, how long is it good for?

Every year or two: Most adults between ages of 20 and 60 will typically need to see if their glasses rx has changed at least every two years, more often if they have symptoms of blurred vision, difficulty seeing road signs, tv, or reading. Children less than 16 should be seen yearly as they are more likely to show rapid changes. Adults after 60 should be seen yearly because of the higher chance of eye diseases. ...Read more

Dr. Jan Lei Iwata Dr. Iwata
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Treating a Lazy Eye (Checklist)

Wear glasses to protect amblyopic eye
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Get annual eye exam
Yearly
Use low vision aids if severe
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Can a person blind in one eye wear contact lens in the seeing eye?

Yes: But make sure your good eye is really good. Get regular check ups and follow ups. ...Read more

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I recently realized several years ago I went indoor tanning, maybe 5 times, without wearing protective eye wear. I've gone tanning maybe 20 times my w?

I recently realized several years ago I went indoor tanning, maybe 5 times, without wearing protective eye wear. I've gone tanning maybe 20 times my w?

What's your question: We endeavor to answer questions based on the background info you provide.But there must also be a question attached.You are welcome to start over.As written, this cannot be answered.This is not a chat room, so each question must contain background and a clear question. Your submissions are not linked.We cannot view anything you upload in your profile. ...Read more

Dr. Jan Lei Iwata Dr. Iwata
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Treating Eye Infections (Checklist)

Throw away any used contact lenses
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Do not occlude or cover eyes
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If you have pink eye, wash face towels with hot water separately
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