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Sunglass Protect Eye
Optometry #: what is the best sunglass clip-ons that will protect the eyes from the very strong sunglare in south florida? Are they all the same?
Difficult choice: There are no enforceable standards in this field. While most sun shield (clip-ons and/or glasses) do block uv, and many say this on their merchandise, they do not have an agency that monitors them nor establishes the level in each piece. So the best you can do is to rely on the literature provided. ...Read more
See details: Controlling the articular disease is the first step. Meds such as Methotrexate or tnf agents will not only treat the joint inflammation but also any ocular involvement. I would suspect that using these meds also significantly reduces the risk of eye inflammation even occurring. ...Read more
Not necessary: The lcd displays have little or no radiation that can in any way damage the eye. So there is no need to wear sunglasses. There is a diagnosis as cvs, or computer vision syncrome, which is nothing but tiredness, poorly fitted glasses; or dry eyes after hours of computer use are possible. Neck problems have also been noted. No direct damage to the eye has been noted. ...Read more
Evaluation: You should see an eye doctor for evaluation and treatment. ...Read more
BLINK MORE!: Chronic computer use, or mobile phone use involves staring too long without blinking, causing mild to severe dry eyes! Use a post-it note, stating, 'BLINK NOW!' Take breaks from computer work too. Your normal blink reflex can be reduced so severely that you will need ot use lubricating drops, while working on the computer to prevent red, burning eyes that are drying out. Use warm compress in AM 2. ...Read more
No: A second monitor just gives you more area to view the desktop. If you have low vision however, the font sizes can be increased and a second monitor can minimize scrolling. If you have eyestrain it's best to be checked for glasses prior to purchasing another monitor. They do look nice though! ...Read more
Brand vs protection: The issue is not one brand vs another. You need to get sunglasses that filter out uv/a and uv/b light. These are the rays that damage your eyes and can be found among many brands, both expensive and cheap. ...Read more
Eye strain...: Can occur in addition to dry eyes while one is sitting at the computer for long periods of time. It would be helpful for you to" listen to your eyes" and rest them to from time to time. Also utilize artificial tears that are over-the-counter 1 to 3 times during computer sessions to keep eyes well lubricated. If the environment is dry, using a humidifier in the room can be helpful too. Good luck! ...Read more
UV filtration: Sunglasses lower the total amount of light to the eye and should also block uv light. Most will do this and any good optical shop with have such eyeglasses. Grey lenses are good and maintain normal color perception. Brown lenses cut through haze better but distort the color balance making red objects harder to distinguish. Discuss this with your optician. ...Read more
Uv filtering: Your eyes are best protected from UV light rays with sunglasses designed to filter out those radiations. Most optical shops can help you select the most favorable., Don't forget also safety glasses to prevent direct trauma. ...Read more
No: Welding produces high intensity uv irradiation which can cause terrific burns of the cornea (a sort of advanced sunburn). There are plenty of special lenses to protect the eyes during welding but polarized or any other type of ordinary sunglasses will not provide enough blockage to protect the eyes. Your welding supply store can supply the correct lenses and they should be present at work. ...Read more
Unknown: There have been no verifiable techniques which have been proven to prevent or reverse myopia. Many studies have been conducted, some claiming to show improvement, but they have not withstood verification by larger or better designed studies. View any such claims with skepticism, but i also agree that little kids need to spend more time outdoors. ...Read more
Not needed: You don't need anything but a required prescription glass that an eye doctor can determine for using computers. ...Read more
Maybe: If you are protecting them for flying objects, yes. If you wish to protect them from flying dust, yes. If your goal is to protect them from radio and light waves, yes. However, the waves are pretty safe. I would not recommend them unless you feel more comfortable wearing them. ...Read more
Sunglasses, polycarb: Sunglasses block harmful uv rays which contribute to cataract and also possibly macular degeneration. Polycarbonate or trivex lenses are shatterproof and should be worn whenever there is chance of a projectile hitting the eye (such as law mowing and weed whacking). ...Read more
Can you tell me in the eye, is there anything that protects it from someone literally trying to tear them out?
Yes: Eyelids, connective tissue, extraocular muscles, optic nerve all hold the eye in the socket. The parts of the eye can be damaged by a force that tries to pull the eye from the socket. Are you afraid someone seeks to do this to you? Is this something you are considering? You may need to seek help from the police, a psychiatrist, or both. ...Read more
Fever for few hours in a day and eyes pain after 2 3 days of protected sex with prostitute. What it could be? Pain comes and goes and fever too.
possibly ann STD:
No condom I presume?
It could be numers different stds or perhaps it is unrelated. Go get yourself checked quickly. ...Read more
I work10-16 hrs front of monitor. Till I have no problem. Sometime it automatically drop water 4m eyes. What should I have to do protecting my eyes?
Blink more often: Long term close work of any kind leads to diminished blinking subconciously. This can lead to eye dryness and irritation. I have found it useful for my patients to look away every 15 minutes and blink several times. This usually is sufficient to restore comfort and easy focusing. If this does not work then you need to be evaluated for underlying silent potential disease. ...Read more