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My right eye received small glass dust, so I gently washed with water yesterday, don't feel anything, should I visit the optometrist or buy drops cleaner?

My right eye received small glass dust, so I gently washed with water yesterday, don't feel anything, should I visit the optometrist or buy drops cleaner?

Eye: If you have no pain or redness and you vision is good, you can watch this at home. However, if you have any pain, redness or visual changes, you need to get in and get seen. Be careful. ...Read more

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How can a fake/glass eye move?

How can a fake/glass eye move?

They move: With the underlying tissue. Most of the time I take out an eye, I attached the eye muscles to the tissue that is implanted. This allows the prosthesis, the plastic eye, to move. ...Read more

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How can I remove some pieces of glass from my eye?

Emergency: If you have an eye shield place it over your eye so that you don't rub your eye and see your ophthalmologist or go to the emergency asap. You never want to remove anything that may be lodged in your eye or you can cause further damage. ...Read more

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I got+0.25 powers of eye glass. What does that mean?

I got+0.25 powers of eye glass. What does that mean?

Slight hyperopia: Your glasses have a very slight hyperopic correction. That is, you are slightly far-sighted or you are developing early presbyopia. Most likely you would use these glasses to help with reading. As we age, we gradually lose the ability to focus up close. Reading glasses help to bring close images into better focus. ...Read more

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What eye glass coatings are best to block bright lights?

What eye glass coatings are best to block bright lights?

Various: Try polarized lenses
if glare then antireflective coat
if photophobic then various grades of tint
if needing to adjust in light and dark, then transition lenses. ...Read more

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Is it advisable to use eye glass exam to order contacts?

Is it advisable to use eye glass exam to order contacts?

No: A contact lens prescription is not the same as a glasses prescription. There are other measurements required as well as instruction. The process of obtaining a proper contact lens prescription is called fitting. There is typically a fee for it. ...Read more

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I need eye glass for seeing in night. Where can I get these?

I need eye glass for seeing in night. Where can I get these?

Night vision glasses: Many vision problems are worse at night, especially for driving. Correcting for any eyeglass prescription (ie refractive error) is the first step. Incorporating this in glasses with non glare lenses solves most of the problems. If a mild eye condition exists, like early cataracts, then tinted lenses might help. Any places that sell prescription eyewear can help. ...Read more

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How do we return poor eye glass lenses and receive better ones?

How do we return poor eye glass lenses and receive better ones?

Re-examine: If you are not seeing well through your new glasses, go back to the store and have them check that they are made to prescription. If they are, get re-examined. ...Read more

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I use a -0.75 eye glass but still can't see from a distance, should I change it?

Need new glasses: You most likely need new glasses, but you should be evaluated by your ophthalmologist to make sure there is no other cause for your blurred vision such as cataracts, dry eye, or many other causes. ...Read more

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What shall I do to improve my eye sight every time my eye glass increases I am short sighted I really want to watch tv without eye glass?

What shall I do to improve my eye sight every time my eye glass increases I am short sighted I really want to watch tv without eye glass?

Ok: What about contact lenses or sitting closer. Unless you are considering lasik eye surgery to correct your nearsightedness, your options are glasses, contacts, or sitting close enough to the tv so that you can see it without glasses. ...Read more

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Sir I am 21 year old guy and I have long sightness. I am wearing -8 powered glass and I want to do surgery of my eyes. It is good for my health?

Most likely: Many factors are taken into consideration before deciding if you are a candidate for surgery. Just based on the -8 you could have a procedure such as lasik, prk, or an implantable lens. Be sure to research the procedure as well as the ophthalmologist for experience. A full eye exam with the necessary testing along with talking to your surgeon can help you decide. ...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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What are the chances of me going blind if I were to get glass in my eye?

What are the chances of me going blind if I were to get glass in my eye?

Depends: If you got glass chips in your eye from a shattered glasss, there would probably be no long term harm. The glass to be harmful would have to penetrate into the interior of the eye damaging structures irreparably. Of course you could just get hit bluntly with a heavy glass object the force of which could also damage the vision. ...Read more

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What does it mean if the iris in your eyes look like broken glass blue eyes that look like broken glass

What does it mean if the iris in your eyes look like broken glass blue eyes that look like broken glass

It depends: If your iris has always looked like this it is probably normal for you. However if this is a change from the normal appearance of your iris, you should definitely have it evaluated by an ophthalmologist. ...Read more

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I have eye problem in low light. Like evening. I use power glass. Left- (-0.75)&right- (-1.50).....but it's not very helpful. What I do?

I have eye problem in low light. Like evening. I use power glass. Left- (-0.75)&right- (-1.50).....but it's not very helpful. What I do?

Eye exam: There are number of things that can cause decreased vision during the night or in dim light. It can be related to your nearsightedness or possibly another cause. Getting an Eye examination can help diagnose the problem and lead to proper treatment. ...Read more

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