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Doctor insights on: Hairstyles For People Who Wear Glasses

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Do people who wear glasses full-time have healthier eyes due to the constant uv protection?

Do people who wear glasses full-time have healthier eyes due to the constant uv protection?

Maybe: Some studies have shown a link between cataracts and sunlight exposure but the cornea absorbs most of the uv. Regardless, uv protection is a good thing to have and is incorporated into most glasses and contact lenses. ...Read more

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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


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How can it feel to wear glasses?

Mostly good: Almost all of us have such an experience since sunglasses are almost a universal need. For those who need the corrective focusing power of lenses, it generally feels good to be wearing them. But glasses are a bit of a nuisance so many switch to contacts or have lasik surgery;. ...Read more

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Why is it annoying to wear glasses?

Annoying eyeglasses: Discomfort wearing eyeglasses can be due to many reasons. Eye glasses can cause visual distortions and perception issues. Depending on the prescription, images can be smaller, larger , more elongated or slanted. If the problem is present only with a recent prescription, see your eye doctor to see if adjustments in your prescription can be made. ...Read more

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Is it better to wear glasses than contacts?

No difference: If your eyes are normal and can be corrected with glasses or contact lenses to good vision, then there is no difference between the two. If your cornea is abnormal, vision is often better with contact lenses. Glasses wear does decrease peripheral vision some but not to a clinically significant amount. ...Read more

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Why do doctors wear glasses?

Different reasons: Some doctors wear glasses because they need them to correct their vision. Most if not all doctors wear glasses to protect their eyes while performing a procedure where there may be a potential risk of something possibly affecting the eyes. ...Read more

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Why do most medical doctors wear glasses?

To see very well: Observation is a very important aspect of medical care. ...Read more

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Is it safe for small children to wear glasses?

Is it safe for small children to wear glasses?

Very safe: Children as young as 6 months get fitted with glasses. It actually helps with vision and prevents potential complication like blindness. ...Read more

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When playing outfield wear glasses or contacts?

When playing outfield wear glasses or contacts?

Glasses or contacts: Some people see better with glasses, while others see better with contact lenses. An outfielder needs excellent vision, so he or she should wear whichever is better for them. ...Read more

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As a presbyopic, do I need to wear glasses all the time?

No: Depends on the distance and font size. Presbyopes typically have loss of accommodation (variable amounts based on age), so they need extra help to focus on tiny things at near with reading glasses. ...Read more

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Dr. Tim Conrad
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Eyeglasses (Definition)

Babies sometimes need eyeglasses to correct vision or to correct ...Read more