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Dr. Tim Conrad
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Eyeglasses (Definition)

Eyeglasses is also known as Glasses. Babies sometimes need eyeglasses to correct vision or to correct alignment of the eyes.

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What is the best way to clean eyeglasses?

What is the best way to clean eyeglasses?

Water: Although, you may get bombarded with a number of eyeglass cleaners, in my experience and opinion, there is no better one than water. I use liquid hand soap and tap water to clean my glasses daily and then tap them dry with a flanel cloth. Works like a champ! ...Read more

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How do you clean the nosepads on your eyeglasses?

How do you clean the nosepads on your eyeglasses?

Various: Water/soap, alcohol pads, ultrasound cleaning at the optical shop, replacement, etc. ...Read more

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Allergies (Tip)

Allergies

Many people are allergic to certain materials in glasses frames. ...See more

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What happens when i don't wear my perscribed eyeglasses?

What happens when i don't wear my perscribed eyeglasses?

Blurry vision?: You don't see as well..... ;-) in all seriousness, i think you're asking if it will damage your eyes.....Depends. Most people no, especially if you're near sighted. However children less than 10 or 11 who are far-sighted or have astigmatism may develop amblyopia, otherwise known as 'lazy eye'. ...Read more

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Current eyeglasses script helps me, -.25/-.50. Now new script changed to nothing/-.75. What if I can't see as good with new script changes?

Current eyeglasses script helps me, -.25/-.50. Now new script changed to nothing/-.75. What if I can't see as good with new script changes?

Change over time: Give the new Rx 1-3 days to see if eyes adjust to new strength effectively and vision better. If not, tell eye Dr there is issue with new glasses and get recheck. ...Read more

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Beauty (Tip)

Beauty

Be photographed without your glasses on because the lens will cause light distortion or shadows. ...See more

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How would i remove scratches in my eyeglasses?

How would i remove scratches in my eyeglasses?

Difficult: There are products in optical shops that can be rubbed on eyeglasses to disguise but not to remove scratches. Removal requires what amounts to sanding the surface which will alter the prescription making the glasses less useful. If the scratches are out of the center, try to ignore them but if they affect the clarity, you might need to get new eyeglasses. ...Read more

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Staying Healthy in College (Tip)

Staying Healthy in College

Get enough sleep, eat well and don't share your glasses, cans and bottles. ...See more

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What to do if i found out that the prescripted eyeglasses are for women?

What to do if i found out that the prescripted eyeglasses are for women?

No difference in sex: The power of the eye as reflected in the prescription for eyeglasses is the same for males and females. Eyeglass frames are commonly oriented to have designs that each sex would prefer. If you have glasses, and the vision clears up with them, and you do not mind the appearance of the frame, then it is OK for you. ...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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