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What are better college campuses for disabled students?

What are better college campuses for disabled students?

All colleges...: ...Are either fully accessible now, or have access to all essential facilities. Otherwise it's a matter of preference - a bunch of small buildings vs. A single large building with an elevator? Are hills acceptable? Traffic crossings? ...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


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Why do people who are farsighted need to always wear glasses at work?

Why do people who are farsighted need to always wear glasses at work?

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

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Are college students with ADHD able to graduate?

Are college students with ADHD able to graduate?

Yes: Adhd can be effectively managed with therapy and/or medication. Also, a lot of adults can manage their adhd well. There are a lot of successful people with adhd. ...Read more

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Do people who get lasik surgery need reading glasses later on in life?

Do people who get lasik surgery need reading glasses later on in life?

Yes: Lasik is a distance correction. After the age of 40-45 the loss of focusing ability will require reading glasses. The only other alternative is to set one eye for distance and the other for near (monovision). This should be discussed fully before selecting this result, and probably trialed in contact lenses first. ...Read more

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How come some doctors who perform lasik surgery still wear glasses?

How come some doctors who perform lasik surgery still wear glasses?

Depends upon age: Lasik will correct distance vision fully but for those over 40, it does not additionally correct the near vision. So many lasik doctors are in this age group, and while they might have had lasik performed upon themselves, they still need the near correction. ...Read more

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Should kids wear helmets for all contact sports?

Should kids wear helmets for all contact sports?

Absolutely: This certainly is a good idea, particularly as we learn more about the long term effects of concussions. Which are increasing in frequency. Why take unnecessary chances? ...Read more

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Should teens wear mouthguards for contact sports?

Should teens wear mouthguards for contact sports?

Absolutely: Many sports leagues require teens to wear mouth guards because of the high rate of dental trauma. The mouth guards can absorb the forces that cause small chips, large fractures, and in some cases tooth avulsion (teeth getting completely knocked out). There is a reason why all professional boxers, football players, and hockey players wear a mouth guard, and have a team dentist. ...Read more

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Can blind people wear contacts for cosmetic reasons?

Can blind people wear contacts for cosmetic reasons?

Yes: Some people with blind eyes that are disfigured wear a type of contact lens to cover the eye. These are called scleral shells and are typically custom made by an ocularist. ...Read more

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Are contact lenses unsafe for kids and teens to wear?

Are contact lenses unsafe for kids and teens to wear?

Not necessarily: Contact lenses can be worn safely in children as long as they are handled appropriately, are cleaned regularly, and are removed as directed by an eye doctor. You should weigh the ability of your child (and you) to properly care for the lenses and the potential risk of infection against their discomfort and social stigma from wearing glasses when deciding whether to allow them to use contacts. ...Read more

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Can college teachers/professors force students to wear surgical masks to prevent flu?

Can college teachers/professors force students to wear surgical masks to prevent flu?

No but: If you want your teacher on your side, then indulging them in their experiments some times might pay off. From a medical side, if its running ramped in your class, you might than him for creating a comfortable environment for you to protect yourself from others getting you sick by wearing a mask. Still quite common in asia for people to wear masks today to protect them from airborne diseases.. ...Read more

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Do colorblind people have to wear special glasses while driving?

Do colorblind people have to wear special glasses while driving?

No: People who are colorblind are typically that way from birth and adapt very well. They do not need special glasses for driving. ...Read more

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When should nearsighted people wear their glasses?

When should nearsighted people wear their glasses?

Depends: This depends on the amount of nearsightedness. Some need their glasses all the time in order to function, others can go without them unless they need distant objects to be a little clearer. ...Read more

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How safe is eye laser surgery for people who dislike wearing glasses?

How safe is eye laser surgery for people who dislike wearing glasses?

Extremely: Modern laser vision correction is extremely accurate and safe. Over time, our screening methods for who is a good candidate have improved along with treatment technology. See a refractive surgeon to ensure that you are a candidate. ...Read more

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College cafeterias ok for students with allergies?

College cafeterias ok for students with allergies?

Yes: What type of allergies? If food, them like in any other public dining place, you must exercise caution. Be aware of what is in the food, and possible cross contamination. ...Read more

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Will lasik work for someone who is farsighted with astigmatism?

Usually: Lasik can be used to correct both farsightedness and astigmatism. But it depends on the severity of the problems. It would be worthwhile seeing an experienced lasik surgeon to see if you would be an acceptable candidate. ...Read more

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Dr. Tim Conrad
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Eyeglasses (Definition)

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