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Doctor insights on: Harm In Wrong Prescription Glasses

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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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Could you tell me what happens when i wear wrong prescription glasses?

Could you tell me what happens when i wear wrong prescription glasses?

Depends: Most people would have very blurred vision and some would get a headache or nauseated. If they are only a little off, then you may have no symptoms at all. ...Read more

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With new prescription glasses, my left eye sees clearly if right is covered, but right eye is blurry if left is covered. Sign of wrong rx?

With new prescription glasses, my left eye sees clearly if right is covered, but right eye is blurry if left is covered. Sign of wrong rx?

Possibly: It is definitely possible the rx is incorrect. However, if the glasses are not lined up appropriately, it may seem like your prescription is off. I would take the glasses back where you had them made to ensure proper alignment and if that seems ok, recheck the prescription. ...Read more

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Is there a proper way to hold prescription glasses?

Yes: Try not to touch the lens, just the parts that cover the nose or ears. Do not lay them on a table with the lens touching the surface. Do not clean them with harsh products like paper towels. ...Read more

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Top lenses or solution for high plus prescription glasses?

High index : Helps make lenses thinner, solution? To clean? Warm soap and water the best, dry with non scratch cloth. I like the sprays the optical stores have with soft cloth. ...Read more

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What is best tint for prescription glasses for mostly indoor use?

What is best tint for prescription glasses for mostly indoor use?

Clear: Inddor situations have less light and any tint will diminish that light input. You might, depending upon your lifestyle and image projection, want a cosmetic tint with little change in the light input but of course that tint will remain for all circumstances in which you wear that eyeglass. But there is some advantage to using tint to be "cool". ...Read more

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Is it ok to wear prescription glasses while i'm sleep?

Is it ok to wear prescription glasses while i'm sleep?

Yes: Wearing glasses while you're asleep will not help or harm your eyes. Just make sure that you don't get poked in the eye inadvertently while you are sleeping! ...Read more

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