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Is there a way to remove scratches from glasses and sunglasses?

Is there a way to remove scratches from glasses and sunglasses?

Usually not: Sometimes glasses can be buffed but generally, scratches you can feel with you fingernail means the lens needs replacement. ...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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Is there surgery to remove a pterygium from your eye?

Is there surgery to remove a pterygium from your eye?

Of Course: Surgical removal is the only way to permanently treat pterygium. Drops or gel are used to numb the eye, allowing for painless removal of your pterygium. A piece of surface eye tissue called a “graft” is then placed to prevent re-growth of the pterygium. ...Read more

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Is there an easy way to remove a foreign body (eye lash) from my eye?

Is there an easy way to remove a foreign body (eye lash) from my eye?

Flush with water: Although flushing with water may dislodge a foreign body such as an eyelash, if it does not release it, you may need to have it removed by a doctor. Do not attempt using anything to remove it - you risk injury and infection by doing so. ...Read more

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Is there a way how to remove moles effectively aside from laser?

Is there a way how to remove moles effectively aside from laser?

Yes: The most effective way to remove a mole is to surgically remove it. This is really the only way to guarantee that the mole is completely removed. The down side is that you may end up with a scar. This is why i usually prefer to treat with a laser. However, some moles i can't use the laser and these are the ones i like to treat with surgery. ...Read more

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Is there a good way to prevent pink eye?

Is there a good way to prevent pink eye?

Pink Eye: To prevent pink eye, avoid close contact with people who have pink eye (as nose/throat droplets can spread infection). Your hands can become infected by touching secretions on someone's hand or on contaminated surfaces. Wash hands often – especially before touching your eyes. ...Read more

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Is there a way to prevent from getting eye cancer?

Is there a way to prevent from getting eye cancer?

No: You cannot prevent it, but you can lower your risk by using uv protection from a young age. ...Read more

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Is there a way to determine my visual acuity just from my contact lenses perscription?

Is there a way to determine my visual acuity just from my contact lenses perscription?

No: Your prescription is the power of the lens which gives you the best possible vision. It doesn't say anything about what that level of vision is. Your visual acuity is tested wearing your best correction. ...Read more

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My eyesight is weak, so i wear spectacles. Is there any way to remove them?

My eyesight is weak, so i wear spectacles. Is there any way to remove them?

Contacts: At age 18 contacts are a good option. Hopefully you vision is 20/20 with your glasses, if so you should be able to achieve 20/20 vision with contacts. For lasik the minimal age is 18 years, but the strength of prescription has to be unchanging and stable for 6-12 months before doing lasik. ...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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Is surgery the only possible way to get a different eye shape?

Is surgery the only possible way to get a different eye shape?

Change lens power?: I am guessing that you want to change the shape of your eyes refractive surface which determines the power of the lenses for the eye. It would not be a good idea to change the shape of the eyeball for any other purpose as that might compromise the vision. You can change the shape of the eyelids for cosmetic purposes but that of course is also surgery. ...Read more

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Is there an easy way to remove dark spots from toes?

Is there an easy way to remove dark spots from toes?

Dark Spots: If they are new they should be biopsy. If want them removed there are many ways but need correct diagnosis. Can be shaved, laser etc. See local podiatrist. ...Read more

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Is there any way to fix scratched eye glass lenses?

Is there any way to fix scratched eye glass lenses?

Optical : Some scratches in plastic lenses can be buffed lightly to cover them up. Glass lenses fortunately don't have scratches as commonly but are not as treatable when they do. Go to your optical department and show them your spectacles and ask if they are able to help you. ...Read more

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Is there a way to treat and prevent eye strain?

20/20/20: Every 20 minutes, look at something at least 20 feet away, for 20 seconds. ...Read more

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Is getting contacts the only way to make my eye color darken?

Is getting contacts the only way to make my eye color darken?

No: There is an eye drop that can darken your eye color. It is a permanent change in color. Talk to your eye doctor about it. ...Read more

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What is a good way to cure a sty from around the eye?

What is a good way to cure a sty from around the eye?

One way: Microwave a clean potato with the skin on for four minutes. Wet a wash cloth or small towel with warm or hot water. Squeeze out the excess water and wrap it around the potato. Apply this to the eye lid until it cools down (about 15minutes).This can be repeated intermittently. ...Read more

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Is there a way to lessen my lazy eye?

Is there a way to lessen my lazy eye?

Yes: If one eye is always drifting off, make sure the vision is fully corrected and the eyes can fuse. Depends on why the eye is lazy, low vision, muscle problem, nerve problem, orbit restriction, etc. ...Read more

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Is there a way to reduce eye strain when using the computer?

Yes: Our eyes are designed to see things in 3d. When you look at a computer/book etc for a long time (a 2d surface) you can strain your eyes or get dry eyes. Every 20 minutes rest your eyes for 20 seconds by looking at something at least 20 feet away. ...Read more

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Is surgery the only way to get rid of deep set eyes?

Is surgery the only way to get rid of deep set eyes?

Depends on anatomy: There are many potential treatments and various injectable fillers can be used for this purpose. These tend to offer short term results whereas surgery can provide longer lasting results and will range from less invasive procedures with fat grafting to more extensive surgeries such as blepharoplasty or mid-face lift. ...Read more

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Is there any way to I can get rid of a lazy eye without surgery?

Is there any way to I can get rid of a lazy eye without surgery?

NO: Once lazy eye or amblyopia is established it cannot be corrected. In children below age 5, surgery can straighten the eyes and the amblyopia can be reversed with patching. ...Read more