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How can I reduce the dizzying effects of high prescription glasses?

How can I reduce the dizzying effects of high prescription glasses?

Many choices: This is a discussion to be had with your eye doctor. Usually, this discomfort will subside aas you become used to the new prescription. If not, you could consider not wearing glasses and wearing contacts instead or perhaps even laser vision correction. If these are not an option, changes in the material and shape of the glasses lens can sometimes help. ...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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Can a "strong" glasses prescription cause long term dizziness?

Can a "strong" glasses prescription cause long term dizziness?

Shouldn't: If the prescription is proper, then you should adapt quickly and dizziness should not occur. If the dizziness persists then the glass might need upgrading. ...Read more

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I get really dizzy at night when using my glasses because it doesn't have the right prescription. How bad is it to continue using it?

I get really dizzy at night when using my glasses because it doesn't have the right prescription. How bad is it to continue using it?

Get a new pair: Although wearing the wrong prescription glasses is not dangerous to your eyes, it can certainly be risky for certain tasks such as driving. Have your prescription updated and you will feel more comfortable. ...Read more

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I recently got a stronger prescription for my eye glasses, it's been a week and i still haven't gotten used to them. I feel dizzy and a little bit of ?

I recently got a stronger prescription for my eye glasses, it's been a week and i still haven't gotten used to them. I feel dizzy and a little bit of ?

May be normal or too: The scrip may be too strong or it may be just difficulty adjusting.Try for another week in short intervals.If you are still having trouble, go back to the doc. ...Read more

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Can eye strain cause dizziness and light head all the time? How long can it last? Eyesight is 20/15, dr says no problems. prescription for computer glasses.

Can eye strain cause dizziness and light head all the time? How long can it last?  Eyesight is 20/15, dr says no problems. prescription for computer glasses.

Dizziness and : Lightheaded feeling usually not from eyestrain. Due to the vague nature of symptoms many possibilities include low blood pressure, anemia, migraine , abnormal blood sugar. You will need to be seen to get worked up. ...Read more

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I'm wearing 3 yr. Old prescription eyeglasses. I'm having dizziness, migraines, & lightheadedness almost everyday. Do i need new eyeglasses?

I'm  wearing 3 yr. Old prescription eyeglasses. I'm having dizziness, migraines, & lightheadedness almost everyday. Do i need new eyeglasses?

Not necessarily: Your migraines msy be caused by a variety of different reasons from the food you eat to the lack of sleep you might undergo. A change in your eye prescription is not known to cause migraines. ...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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If someone has 1 lazy and doesn't wear their prescription glasses what are some effects they can experience ?

Loss of use: If you do not use the prescription glasses, brain may tune out the lazy eye and gradually it may not provide useful function. ...Read more

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What are the numbers on prescription glasses?

What are the  numbers on prescription glasses?

The power: Generally an eyeglass rx is written as follows: first right eye (may be abbreviated as od) then left eye (os). The prescription for each eye is written as sphere cylinder (including axis) then add. Sphere is either a plus number - (far sighted) or minus (near sighted). Cylinder is correction of astigmatism - a distortion like a funhouse mirror. It has direction - hence the axis - or direction. ...Read more