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Doctor insights on: How To Get In The Habit Of Wearing Glasses

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How do I get into the habit of wearing glasses?

How do I get into the habit of wearing glasses?

Use them: If they are for distance vision and you see much better, start using them all the time. If they are just for reading, keep them in your pocket or around your neck so that they are readily available when needed. When trying bifocals for the first time, sometimes they take a bit getting used to, especially the progressives lenses (in some people). ...Read more

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Dr. Nathan Zasler
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Habits (Definition)

A recurrent, often unconscious pattern of behavior that is acquired ...Read more


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Can you get better than 20/20 vision when wearing glasses?

Can you get better than 20/20 vision when wearing glasses?

Many can!: It is very possible to have patient see 20/15 or even rarely 20/10 vision with glasses! but it all depends on the individuals eyes and how healthy they are.... Some people have stronger eyes than others! ...Read more

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Is it possible for you to get headaches if you're not wearing glasses and you need them?

Eye strain: You definitely can develop headaches from eye strain if you don't wear glasses when you need them. If the headaches persist even after you start wearing them regularly, then discuss this with your doctor. ...Read more

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Can you get headaches often from bring far sided but not wearing glasses?

Yes: Being far sighted, or hyperopic, and not wearing your glasses is a common cause of headaches. The more reading, texting, or close-up work you do, the worse it will get. When you get older, the condition will seem worse. Far sighted people need reading glasses earlier in life than others who normally require them in their mid forties. ...Read more

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If you stop wearing glasses all the time will your eyes get stronger?

If you stop wearing glasses all the time will your eyes get stronger?

Glasses weaken eyes?: No. People over 40 often think that wearing readers made their eyes weaker. Presbyopia is a natural condition that occurs around 40 where the focusing power (accommodation) gradually declines over 30 years due to gradual hardening of the natural lens of the eye. The amount of reading power you need to replace gradually increases every 2-3 years. Vision w readers is better; they want glasses. ...Read more

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I've been wearing glasses since 2nd grade. Both of my parents wear glasses. Is it normal for my vision to get slightly worse each year?

I've been wearing glasses since 2nd grade. Both of my parents wear glasses. Is it normal for my vision to get slightly worse each year?

Vision changes: It is not unusual for vision to change over time. However, if you notice a change, it is a good reason to see your eye doctor. It may be normal, or you may have an underlying disorder which is causing the changes. The doctor can differentiate these two possibilities. ...Read more

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


Dr. Tim Conrad
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Eyeglasses (Definition)

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