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How do you clean the nosepads on your eyeglasses?

How do you clean the nosepads on your eyeglasses?

Various: Water/soap, alcohol pads, ultrasound cleaning at the optical shop, replacement, etc. ...Read more

Dr. Tim Conrad
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Glasses (Definition)

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What is the best way to clean eyeglasses?

What is the best way to clean eyeglasses?

Water: Although, you may get bombarded with a number of eyeglass cleaners, in my experience and opinion, there is no better one than water. I use liquid hand soap and tap water to clean my glasses daily and then tap them dry with a flanel cloth. Works like a champ! ...Read more

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What are some good household products to clean eyeglasses?

What are some good household products to clean eyeglasses?

Soap and water: Works okay and is safe. Better is eyeglass cleaning solution which is inexpensive. ...Read more

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What is multi coated lens eyeglasses? How to take care or clean multicoated lens eyeglasses?

Eyeglass coating: Coatings can include anti glare coating, anti scratch coating or coating for uv light. Best care involves using a special cloth for optical plastic and eyeglass cleaner. ...Read more

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Rt elbow joint hurts when doing things such as wiping eyeglasses or cleaning tables etc. I'm LT handed but do some things w Rt hand. Cause?

Rt elbow joint hurts when doing things such as wiping eyeglasses or cleaning tables etc. I'm LT handed but do some things w Rt hand. Cause?

Inflammation?: It needs to be checked by your Family Doctor. Needs to be examined and if indicated may need imaging like X-ray or MRI.there might be an inflammatory process like olecranon Bursitis, golfer's elbow or arthritis etc ...Read more

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It is ok to use old solutions, like for glasses cleaning?

It is ok to use old solutions, like for glasses cleaning?

Probably: If you are using a solution on externally worn eyeglasses, and it seems effective, it should have no effect on your health and hopefully it is not a corrosive solution which will damage your glasses. There is generally no expiration date on cleaners used in the house unless they are for medical purposes. ...Read more

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How I have to buy special wipes to clean prescription glasses?

How I have to buy special wipes to clean prescription glasses?

Not really: You can clean them with ordinary dish washing soap and a soft cloth. Microfiber cloth is terrific for doing it without the soap and you only need soap for a serious accumulation of dirt on the lenses. Specials wipes are overkill. ...Read more

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How to clean my eye glasses really well?

How to clean my eye glasses really well?

Get a cleaning kit: Get a cleaning kit specifically for glasses at your local drug store or walmart. It is inexpensive and well worth it. ...Read more

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Lately my eyes feel over worked. Not on PC much, or watching tv. I wear glasses, always cleaned. It hurts now at times. What can I do? Bed time helps

Lately my eyes feel over worked. Not on PC much, or watching tv. I wear glasses, always cleaned. It hurts now at times. What can I do? Bed time helps

Over-Minus: Many nearsighted people choose a slight over-minus refraction (i.e. Smaller and darker) for distance in the manifest refraction. If so, a little tonic accommodation is required to see clearly at distance. However, this adds to the burden of presbyopia, which typically starts in the fifth decade of life. Return for a spectacle upgrade, back off on the minus, consider a bifocal and use task lighting. ...Read more

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What should I use to clean eye glasses?

What should I use to clean eye glasses?

Lens paper: And glasses cleaner or a microfiber clothe are excellent ways to clean glasses. These can be obtained from most optical shops or online. ...Read more

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How do you saftey clean your eye glasses?

How do you saftey clean your eye glasses?

Clean glasses: I use a microfiber cloth and will give them to my patients when available. The cloth will remove dust, dirt, and grease. I use california cleaner spray for the really dirty glasses. ...Read more

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Was cleaning a toilet when some water flicked at my face. Was wearing my glasses but still worried it got in my eye. I cried, to try to flush it.?

Was cleaning a toilet when some water flicked at my face. Was wearing my glasses but still worried it got in my eye. I cried, to try to flush it.?

Not a problem: Your eye is very effective at getting rid of things that enter it since the tear flow is constant and flushes out the eye. The splash you got would be quickly flushed out with the first blink and the continuous tear flow. ...Read more

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I need to have a clean nicotine contine test for surgery, I have quit smokeing and been drinking 12 8 oz glasses of water daily anything else I can do?

Avoid second hand: If you have quit smoking for 2 weeks you can have improved king function do keep up the good work. Avoid second hand smoke and don't hang around people who will tempt you. ...Read more

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What is the most recommended way to clean eye glasses with the shine free coating on them?

What is the most recommended way to clean eye glasses with the shine free coating on them?

Eyeglass cleaning: There are special glass cleaning sprays you can purchase at an optical shop. They also have special lens cleaning fabrics, that when used together, help to clean and protect the special chemical treatment added to your eyeglass lenses. ...Read more

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What is the best way to clean eye glasses with the shine free anti-reflective coating on them?

What is the best way to clean eye glasses with the shine free anti-reflective coating on them?

Cloth: Invest in a cloth that is specifically for eyeglasses. Your local walmart has it for a very cheap price. Most important thing is to not scratch them. That cloth is very gentle and works great. ...Read more

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Diagnosed w/ acquired nystagmas. Brain mri was clean. Only slight astigmatism in right eye but didn't get glasses. What is cause of the nystagmus?

Diagnosed w/ acquired nystagmas. Brain mri was clean. Only slight astigmatism in right eye but didn't get glasses. What is cause of the nystagmus?

Nystagmus: Nystagmus is seen with inner ear disorder as well as brain stem issues. A neuroopthalmologist is best qualified to evaluate this symptom when the cause is unclear. ...Read more

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My left wrist and thumb hurts, burns and stings if I try to put my palm flat on the floor, chop veggies, clean my glasses, or sleep it under pillow.

My left wrist and thumb hurts, burns and stings if I try to put my palm flat on the floor, chop veggies, clean my glasses, or sleep it under pillow.

Complex issue: This is a complex issue as you have had cervical spinal fusion and may have some nerve compression in the neck. The other reason could be carpal tunnel and the third cause for pain could be arthritis of the basal joint of thumb. See a hand surgeon and a neurologist. ...Read more

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Do I need to wear my eyeglasses 24/7?

Do I need to wear my eyeglasses 24/7?

No: Of course you will remove them when sleeping. When you wear your eyeglasses you will see better but there is no harm or change in the power of the eyes when you don't wear them You certainly don't need them 24/7 ...Read more

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How would I remove scratches in my eyeglasses?

How would I remove scratches in my eyeglasses?

Difficult: There are products in optical shops that can be rubbed on eyeglasses to disguise but not to remove scratches. Removal requires what amounts to sanding the surface which will alter the prescription making the glasses less useful. If the scratches are out of the center, try to ignore them but if they affect the clarity, you might need to get new eyeglasses. ...Read more

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What eyeglasses brands are available at wal-mart?

What eyeglasses brands are available at wal-mart?

Medical question???: The frame styles available at public stores vary by size and location. When you are looking for information about what a store sells, you should direct your questions to your local location. ...Read more

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Please tell me, are eyeglasses one-size-fits-all?

No!: No they are not! Arms come in different sizes and your pupillary distance is different for everyone. ...Read more

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How to know if I need eyeglasses with 20/60 vision?

How to know if I need eyeglasses with 20/60 vision?

Get checked: If you know you have 20/60 vision, then I assume you have been tested on a visual chart. The way to determine by yourself if eyeglasses might help is to use a needle to punch a few holes in a black sheet of paper, and then look at some object at a distance that seems blurry. If the image clears up while looking through the holes, then eyeglasses can improve the vision. ...Read more

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Are there eyeglasses that can correct colorblindness?

No: I assume you have inherited color deficiency. This is a permanent change in the pigments of your light receptors altering the light detection spectrum. This cannot be improved. The use of a red contact lense is suggested as an improvement, but this merely shifts the axis of the defect to another direction to allow passage of color detection plates but leavers you color blind in new direction. ...Read more

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What are your experiences with antifatigue eyeglasses?

No experience: If your doctor feels you have refractive error (need for glasses or contacts), you should use glasses or contacts. Not wearing proper correction will lead to fatigue but I do not use the term you listed above. ...Read more

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What happens when I don't wear my perscribed eyeglasses?

What happens when I don't wear my perscribed eyeglasses?

Blurry vision?: You don't see as well..... ;-)

in all seriousness, I think you're asking if it will damage your eyes.....Depends. Most people no, especially if you're near sighted. However children less than 10 or 11 who are far-sighted or have astigmatism may develop amblyopia, otherwise known as 'lazy eye'. ...Read more

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Can you tell me what do the eyeglasses do for the people?

They focus: Light so that an image focal point is on the retina. Light is diffracted or bent by the glasses to do this. ...Read more

Dr. Tim Conrad
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Eyeglasses (Definition)

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