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People That Wear Glasses
Touching other people is an activity than is normal if done in the correct context, based on local norms. Touching is a problem if it is inappropriate as seen in some people with neurological or psychiatric disorders, who touch others too often, at the wrong time, or on the wrong ...Read more
Difficulty at near: Farsighted people (hyperopes) have trouble focusing at near targets, including computer screens, smart phones, books, and writing tasks. This is what most people do at work. If their work was birdwatching or playing outfield, they probably wouldn't need the glasses much. ...Read more
Can i wear colored contacts or like theatrical contacts that have designs in them if i wear glasses?My glasses are for seeing far away.
No: It does make sense to be wearing glasses full time prior to changing to contact lenses. Even if you wear contact lenses, it is important to have a backup pair of glasses to use just in case you develop an infection , or allergic problem that requires a break in your contact lens wear. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
To improve vision: Eyeglasses are worn to help see better and in a few cases for cosmetic effects. It is true that myopia is increasing - investigations are under way to try to determine the cause. In this techno age, fine eyesight discrimination is more important and so people turn to eyeglasses for that help so they are seen more commonly. ...Read more
Why people still wear glasses and wear contact lenses if there is a solution which is Eye Lazer Surgery.Also people who can pay easily also not doing.
Elective: When laser vision correction is offered as an option to the standard treatment of refractive error (glasses, contact lenses), it is elective surgery. Providing that there are no contraindications to the procedure, people may choose this option for personal needs/reasons. Cost, however, seems to be the biggest deterrent for the procedure. Also, wearing glasses imposes no risks but offers protectio ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
No: The question here is how you define weak eyes. Medically the term weak eyes has no meaning and is not used. Myopic eyes actually have optics that are too strong (more light bending power) so the correction is a lens that disperses light. Myopes eyes are not weak and function well with the proper correction. ...Read more
Possibly: It depends on how nearsighted you are. If only a little or a lot then you may still need glasses for reading. If you happen to have an amount of myopia (nearsightedness) in the same range as what you would need for readers than you would not. The natural nearsightedness would then offset the loss of reading vision (presbyopia). ...Read more
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