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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

Dr. Daniel Careaga
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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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What prescription makes nearsighted people wear glasses all the time?

What prescription makes nearsighted people wear glasses all the time?

Vision improvement: The use of glasses enhances the clarity of vision. There is no dividing line medically but the higher the power needed, the more likely the wearer will be happy with the visual clarity. ...Read more

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Can people with myopia wear toric lenses?

Can people with myopia wear toric lenses?

Yes: Toric lenses are used to correct astigmatism so if you have myopia and astigmatism you can wear toric lenses. If you only have myopia you will not need them. ...Read more

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When playing outfield wear glasses or contacts?

When playing outfield wear glasses or contacts?

Glasses or contacts: Some people see better with glasses, while others see better with contact lenses. An outfielder needs excellent vision, so he or she should wear whichever is better for them. ...Read more

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Blurry vision while wearing contacts. Take them out?

Blurry vision while wearing contacts. Take them out?

YES: If you have pain, blurry vision, redness or discharge as a contact lens wearer you should remove the contacts immediately and see your eye doctor. This could potentially be a sign of a problem that could threaten your vision. ...Read more

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Do people who wear glasses full-time have healthier eyes due to the constant uv protection?

Do people who wear glasses full-time have healthier eyes due to the constant uv protection?

Maybe: Some studies have shown a link between cataracts and sunlight exposure but the cornea absorbs most of the uv. Regardless, uv protection is a good thing to have and is incorporated into most glasses and contact lenses. ...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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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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How are people with glasses (corrective lenses) able to watch 3d movies?

How are people with glasses (corrective lenses) able to watch 3d movies?

Wearing 3D glasses: The 3d glasses can be slipped over the prescription glasses generally without difficulty. Some are very cheaply made from cardboard with thin plastic lenses, but flexible enough to be worn over glasses. ...Read more

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Will wearing prescribed reading glasses all day harm my eye sight?

Will wearing prescribed reading glasses all day harm my eye sight?

No: It will allow you to see well at near but the eye will not change in any way due to the wearing of the lenses. This is a common misperception. ...Read more

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Can you wear soft lens contacts all nite?

Can you wear soft lens contacts all nite?

Yes: There are some lens that are approved for overnight wear. Check with your eye doctor to be sure your lenses are. ...Read more

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How do antiglare night vision glasses aid people who have difficulty driving at night?

How do antiglare night vision glasses aid people who have difficulty driving at night?

By: Reducing the amount of glare caused by the glasses themselves. Also helpful is keeping the windshield really clean. ...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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Do people need reading glasses after lasik eye surgery?

Maybe: It depends on whether the lasik was meant to correct your distance vision or your near vision (some people do one each for each of their two eyes - this is called monovision). Younger people your age correct the distance vision of both eyes, but later in life you will still need reading glasses unless you get more surgery. ...Read more

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Do anti-glare night vision glasses help people who have difficulty driving at night?

Do anti-glare night vision glasses help people who have difficulty driving at night?

Yes: If properly prescribed and made they will help with night vision issues. See your eye doctor for further info. Good luck! ...Read more

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Why do people wear pajamas instead of nightgown?

Huh?: It's a personal choice. Some wear neither. Please elaborate as to the point of your question. ...Read more

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Dr. M. Hytham Beck
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Protective Eye Wear (Definition)

Protective eye wear is a device that creates a barrier in front of the eyes and is used by medical professionals and laboratory workers to prevent dangerous substances ...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