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Symptoms Of Needing New Glasses
Not often: Glasses are needed when the vision changes noticeably or you lose or break the old ones. Eyeglass makers and optometrists are obsessed with having folks come in annually and almost always find a "change" this is marketing. Be careful when a recommendation for new glasses is made especially in the face of an annual examination. ...Read more
Blurred vision: If the distance vision has become blurred with your current glasses so that it is difficult to see road signs, drive at night, read tv print, etc. Then a new prescription may be needed. If for reading, new glasses may be needed if you feel eyestrain symptoms, if you have to hold material further away to read, or if the near vision is blurred or fluctuates in clarity. ...Read more
Depends: That is not an easy question to answer. Your age, eye measurements, an visual needs are important in making a decision. See an eye doctor for advice. ...Read more
Need useful vision: You can put of improving the vision with your glasses (putting off updating) as long as the vision your current pain gives you allows you to successfully perform your personal and work related tasks. If these are suffering, than you need to 'bit the bullet' and pay for an update, as well as to determine if the worsening of vision is just eyeglass needs or some other problem. ...Read more
Optometry School: Is there a school of optometry in your area. Medical and other medical related schools often have free clinics for training students, interns, and residents. Google. ...Read more
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Eye problems usually do not cause nausea and dizziness. You can get some dizziness from blurred vision I guess but the room should not spin.
Since all of these could be neurological symptoms you need to see a doctor if they persist or worsen. ...Read more
I really need new glasses but cannot afford them. How do I get some? Can I put new lenses in old plastic ones?
Replace lenses: Most optical shops can replace the current lenses with new ones, using the old lenses as templates to grind the edges to fit in the old frames. This can cut the cost if the old frames are in decent shape. You can also search thrift shops for a frame you might like and do the same thing. You will, however, need to pay for an examination to determine the power of the new lenses. ...Read more
I am disabled and need new glasses, but state aid will only pay for them every 5 years. Is there anything else I can do?
Charity organization: This is the wealthiest country in the world, and one of the most generous, and those in need can usually get assistance. You only have to look for the organizations that provide it. Here's a website that looks good, or do a google search on "charity glasses" or "i can't afford glasses" if you don't find help here: http://www. Allaboutvision. Com/eye-exam/free-exam. Htm. ...Read more
Yes: Rx might change after delivery.Get a more detailed answer ›
Progresses: Nearsightedness (myopia) mostly starts in late childhood and adolescence with progression at a gradually slower rate through the mid 20's. For a while you might see better with glasses every two years but less frequently as you age. You may find the one you get at age 25 is the last change until you hit middle age stuff at age 40. ...Read more
See an eye doctor: Double vision refers to have two distinct images when viewing an object, such as looking at one pencil and seeing two. New glasses are needed when there is a refractive error, which most commonly causes vision to be out of focus or blurry, but not double. Get your eyes examined. ...Read more
No: It is dependent on your visual needs. Good luck and speak to your doctor if you have questions. Have a great day. ...Read more
Plastic: Plastic is lighter and provides equivalent visual quality. ...Read more
Depends: The most common cause of blurry vision is a need for improved eyeglass correction. But there are many other things that can lower the vision. That is why an examination by your ophthalmologist is helpful and comforting and can detect problems which might be visually threatening in the long run. ...Read more
May not be glasses: At your age you may have dry eye, prolonged visual tasks can decrease your blink rate up to 70% resulting in that "tired" feeling. ...Read more
My eyes feel strained and I have painful pressure in my chest. Could this mean I need new glasses?
See your doctor: Chest pressure is a worrisome symptom of possible heart or lung problem, and you should see a doctor very soon. Eyestrain can be a symptom of difficulty focusing, and new glasses could help this. Have an eye exam with a refraction after you see a doctor about your chest pain. ...Read more
I got my eyes checked and told my doctor my vision always dims. He said I need new glasses? I see darkish; he said its due to focus point?
I went to eye doctor and to him my sight dims and he said I just need new glasses. Is this true? My vision always dims
Could you get under eye twitching if you need new glasses? I have had an on and off twitching for a couple of months; had eye exam in June.
Eyelid twitching often occurs with fatigue, and if vision is poor during reading, it may occur more often. It may occur independent of vision. It is a condition called blepharospasm- normally no treatment is needed.
http://www. Neurocuro. Com/blepharospasm-eyelid-twitch/ ...Read more
What are the symptoms of wrong prescription in New glasses? How long should I wait until I can confirm it's a wrong prescription & contact my Doctor?
Usually you can tell: Within a few days if the prescription is not correct. I wouldn't wait too long before checking with your health care provider. ...Read more
My symptoms should I be worried about for cancer-knee&elbow. Pain-blurry. Vision with new glasses legs tired easily random indeestion legs easily tired?
.Medical exam: If you have any such concerns, get a medical examination from a primary care (internist or family physician). A complete physical, some blood tests and if needed x-rays and scans can be done to exclude any cancers. Depending on your age (?) you should undergo cancer screening tests. ...Read more