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Glasses Will Affect Condition Eyes
You will see better: Think of the eye as a camera, and glasses as a new lens; the camera does not wear out because the lens was changed. We tend to think that glasses or contacts can make the eyes weaker and more dependant on them. In fact, the eyes do not "wear out" when the proper prescription lenses are used - you just see better! You may also have less strain and fewer tension headaches caused by squinting. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have a lazy eye and don't wear glasses. Can this aggrevate the condition and ultimately cause loss of vision in my lazy eye? I'm 20 year male.
My daughter has "lazy eye" if she does not wear her prescribed glasses can the condition worsten? Vanity
Things to ponder: The kid needs the truth & an understanding of the consequences of her behavior, as do you. Lazy eye, or amblyopia is where the brain decides to turn off the camera (eye) because it provides a fuzzy or double image. If she uses the glasses, it helps keep the camera on. If not, she could lose usable vision in that eye. Without vision it may also begin to point in the wrong direction (embarrassing) ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
What type of neurological condition can cause blurry/dim vision? Had 6 eye exams all normal? Like I'm wearing glasses that are way too strong.
Dry eyes?: You may have dry eyes which may be helped with artificial tear. Your eye exam may be normal since eye drops are often used to dilate your pupil or numb your cornea thereby providing some liquid to your eyes. Be sure that you are seen by an ophthalmologist and not an optician. ...Read more
I got a new pair of glasses today but im scared incase they don't work. How long do they take to settle into your eyes?
Fine: Assuming you saw an eye dr. Who evaluated your visual acuity and the glasses have prescription lenses in them, specifically to improve your vision, you should be fine, and hopefully they will open up a whole new world to you of more clear vision. Best wishes to you. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I've got glasses but I don't wear them. I'm scared to wear incase they don't help my eyes. I got glasses to watch tv but never wear them? Is this bad?
Important to see: Glasses are intended to help you see well at 20/20 vision. If you're only using your glasses to watch television, and don't feel you need to wear them full time then that is your prerogative. However, if you're driving, or going to drivers ed to learn to drive, you need to have 20/20 vision, so that you can see the details of the road, the traffic, and the people crossing better. Most people like seeing well. ...Read more
What do you suggest if I got my glasses today. My vision isn't terribly bad, they were mainly for them for a few days consistently to get my eyes acclamated, is this ok?
May need a check: Return to see you eye doctor If you are still having problems after a week. The prescription may be off or the glasses could have been made incorrectly. There is usually no charge for this and most optical places will remake a prescription at no charge if done with a certain time. Usually, 90 days. ...Read more
Your eyeglasses may: have a prism in it to keep your eye from going inward. Or you may just have a condition in which when you're tired, your eye wants to go inward, known as an esophoria. So that's nothing to be alarmed with, as long as you're wearing your glasses that help correct it. If its a new problem, see your eye doctor immediately, so s/he can determine the cause. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Ametropia: You may be nearsighted, farsighted, and/or with astigmatism. These are common findings in the population, where the light bending (refracting) power of your cornea and lens doesn't match the distance to the retina. Glasses or contacts can neutralize this. More permanent correction can be accomplished with laser vision correction, such as lasik. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Pain above eyes and pressure since I got glasses a year ago, especially when looking up or to the sides. Can't stop rubbing eyes! What is this?
My eyes go back and forth not too often. It happens involuntarily and doesn't hurt. I notice it when I am looking close up like sewing. I wear glasses?
This happens once in a while my vision turns black but I can see very well I don't wear glasses like at night when it's dark and ur eyes are adjusting?
Dark sunglasses: Sunglasses from optical shops come in a variety of densities. They can help you find the darkest available if that is what you need. You can also have your optical prescription ground in these lenses. ...Read more