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What kind of glasses suit an oval face?

What kind of glasses suit an oval face?

Depends: Are you trying to minimize the eyeglass coverage or distract from the ovalness. Eyeglasses can be high style and be a fashion item in themselves. Round (ish) glasses will compensate for some degree of ovalness. Squared off or large glasses will distract from the ovalness. Try sample glasses at your optical shop and see which has the effect you desire. ...Read more

Dr. John Goldman
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Can wearing crooked glasses make your face look crooked?

Can wearing crooked glasses make your face look crooked?

Perception: This is totally a matter of the on lookers' perception of you. I think the first thing an on looker would notice is that your glasses are crooked, not your face. ...Read more

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What exactly does it mean when i need to hold my glasses a little ways out from my face?

What exactly does it mean when i need to hold my glasses a little ways out from my face?

New glasses: It generally means you need more "plus" in your lenses to get the best vision. Tell this to your eye doctor when you go in to get new glasses. ...Read more

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Wear 1.5 degrees glasses felt pain in the head dr. Corresponding to 2.5, but the pain remained the same thing what must I do ?

Wear 1.5 degrees glasses felt pain in the head dr. Corresponding to 2.5, but the pain remained the same thing what must I do ?

From glasses?: Do you only experience pain when wearing eyeglasses? If not, it is not from the eyeglasses. If yes, then you may need to see another optometrist or ophthalmologist. I also wonder what you meant was 1.5x vs 2.5x glasses for reading? ...Read more

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Noticed 2 Small dents top of head on each side of midline exactly where I wear my reading glasses when not using them. I have been doing this 2 years.

Noticed 2 Small dents top of head on each side of midline exactly where I wear my reading glasses when not using them. I have been doing this 2 years.

Normal effect: Yes Eyeglass wearers do get dents from prolonged pressure in any spot. For instance the nose pads cause dents in the sides of the upper nose. You can stop the practice and it will improve but very slowly . ...Read more

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I just got glasses and my head hurts i haven't worn glasses in years and just started again and my headhurts?

I just got glasses and my head hurts i haven't worn glasses in years and just started again and my headhurts?

Time: Give yourself about a week to get used to them. If your still having problems have the prescription checked for accuracy, or your eyes rechecked to make sure the prescription is right. ...Read more

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Vision suddenly blurry for near objects. Wearing reading glasses to see somewhat but still not 100%. Feeling pressure in my head too. Possible cause?

Vision suddenly blurry for near objects. Wearing reading glasses to see somewhat but still not 100%. Feeling pressure in my head too. Possible cause?

Merits evaluation.: Possible causes include abnormal high or low BP, dehydration, fever, irregular heartbeat, embolism of blood clot or carotid artery plaque and more rare causes, including tumors or endocrine abnormalities. A thorough medical evaluation is likely to find the cause. ...Read more

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I’ve been getting headaches on and off almost daily for two months now. NSAIDS make them go away for a while but they always come back. It’s always dull throbbing pain at the front of my head. I’ve heard it may be due to old glasses prescription.

I’ve been getting headaches on and off almost daily for two months now. NSAIDS make them go away for a while but they always come back. It’s always dull throbbing pain at the front of my head. I’ve heard it may be due to old glasses prescription.

Could be: In adequate correction of refractive error may cause headaches and it would be prudent to get your prescription of eye glasses checked.
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With my new glasses my vision doesn't feel right and I have a head ache?

With my new glasses my vision doesn't feel right and I have a head ache?

Have them rechecked: With the wrong prescription or an imbalanced rx, you could get eye strain and fatigue. Depending on your age, there could be presbyopic issues as well. ...Read more

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I don't see clearly after turning my head from my table to read on the board.I saw a doctor recently and i got new glasses but i forgot to tell him th?

I don't see clearly after turning my head from my table to read on the board.I saw a doctor recently and i got new glasses but i forgot to tell him th?

New glasses should : Help. It is true that with age the time it takes to ficus from near to distance object takes longer, you are too young to have this problem. ...Read more

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I have this pressure type pain right about my neck on my head. It happens a lot when i wear any type of glasses. What is wrong? The pain is on the lower part of my head right before my neck starts and happens every now and then, especially when i wear gla

I have this pressure type pain right about my neck on my head. It happens a lot when i wear any type of glasses. What is wrong? The pain is on the lower part of my head right before my neck starts and happens every now and then, especially when i wear gla

I : I cannot diagnose what is wrong. However there are a couple of possibilities that come to mind. If the glasses fit too snuggly against the side of your skull, you may be reacting by tensing muscles in the scalp if you are stressed or intensly focused and you tend to tense the muscles in your upper back and neck, this can lead to a tension headache. If your glasses fit too tightly, this is something that is easily addressed. If you find that the muscles in your neck and upper back are tense, consider deep breathing exercises or progressive relaxation as ways to better relax. ...Read more

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I just got my new glasses ans there kinda tight on my face like they left a indent is that gonna damage my temples? Or is this ok?

I just got my new glasses ans there kinda tight on my face like they left a indent is that gonna damage my temples? Or is this ok?

Not permanent.: Get them adjusted just so they're more comfortable day to day. But that won't cause any permanent damage to the temples, which are bone. ...Read more

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Why does the back of my head hurt when I wear my prescription glasses or regular sungasses? The pain is right above the base of my neck.

Hard to say: Could be vision related or due to the sunglasses/glasses rubbing on the back of your ears/head. If you don't have pain when you wear any eye wear then you've answered your question. Good luck ...Read more

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Lately I have slight headaches & it seems to come if i move to fast/ turn my head to fast I have sensitive eyes but i wear my glasses. What's this?

Lately I have slight headaches & it seems to come if i move to fast/ turn my head to fast I have sensitive eyes but i wear my glasses. What's this?

See eye doctor: Make sure you don't have eye conditions that may involve nystagmus, strabismus, or something involving your extraocular muscles that might be related to your headache. Meanwhile, you might benefit from wearing photo gray or dark sunglasses, that might improve this, if your eyes are sensitive to light, which may be a factor involved as well. ...Read more

Dr. Tim Conrad
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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