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How often should I get my glasses adjusted?

How often should I get my glasses adjusted?

No schedule: There is no scheduled time to replace them. If your prescription has not changed, then you don't need adjustment unless you want newer frames or 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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If a cure for myopia will be discovered and I will get rid of glasses (I wear them since 7), will I have to adjust to not wearing them anymore?

If a cure for myopia will be discovered and I will get rid of glasses (I wear them since 7), will I have to adjust to not wearing them anymore?

Easy transition: This happens all the time with those who get LASIK treatment for their myopia and immediately give up their contacts or glasses. The adjustment is instantaneous and usually delightful. ...Read more

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Blurry vision when i look through edges of the glasses. Just got the glass changed due to increase in power. Will it get better once its adjusted?

Blurry vision when i look through edges of the glasses. Just got the glass changed due to increase in power. Will it get better once its adjusted?

Depends: This really depends on how strong your prescription is and on how accurately it is ground into your glasses. It is not uncommon with very strong prescriptions especially when they are different In each eye to not see as well from the edge of the glasses as from the middle. ...Read more

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How soon after seeing the ophthalmologist do I get my glasses?

How soon after seeing the ophthalmologist do I get my glasses?

Eye glasses: After you have seen your eye md and you have received a new glasses prescription, you may have the glasses made at an optical dispensary. Some of these can make glasses while you wait, whereas in most cases, the glasses will be made and ready for pickup in 3 to 5 days (which also varies depending on the prescription). Once you pick them up, they should be fitted for you. ...Read more

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How often should I get my eyes checked? My insurance covers glasses every 2 years, but i like my frames so i haven't thought about getting my eyes checked in over 7 years. I only use my glasses when my eyes are fatigued (maybe once a month).

How often should I get my eyes checked? My insurance covers glasses every 2 years, but i like my frames so i haven't thought about getting my eyes checked in over 7 years.  I only use my glasses when my eyes are fatigued (maybe once a month).

Eye exams: The recommended frequency of eye examination depends on patient age and ocular comorbidities. For young patients without eye disease or prescription, examination can be performed every 3-5 years. For older patients with eye disease or significant prescription, exams may be needed every year or even more often. ...Read more

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What's the best way to get fix scratches on glasses?

Can't be fixed.: Scratches on prescription glasses cannot be removed or fixed. If they are bad, you will have to have new lenses made. ...Read more

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Could you tell me why i need to have 2 seperate exams to get contacts and glasses?

Could you tell me why i need to have 2 seperate exams to get contacts and glasses?

No: Not in my practice. All the information can be optained during your exam. Unusual types of refractions and ocular shapes and astigmatism may require special contactys to be ordered. Most patients can be fit at the same time of their exam. Logistics-- every practice does thing differently. ...Read more

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Where can you get reading glasses?

Where can you get reading glasses?

Most drug stores etc: You can find reading glasses pretty much anywhere from drug stores and grocery stores to eye/lens places to optometrists. You may even order online if you wish. No worries Connect with my Virtual Practice on Healthtap for any dental questions with my special keycode: DFWMCQ! Securely video or text chat by virtual appointment. http://htap.us/28qexs ...Read more