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Dr. Richard Bensinger
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Vision (Definition)

Vision is a feature of a person's brain that allows him to see. He must have normal eyes, optic nerves (that stretch from the eyes to the back of his brain), and visual cortex (the vision center in the brain), in order to see properly. An ophthalmologist is a ...Read more


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Can glasses and contacts worsen vision?

Can glasses and contacts worsen vision?

Glasses and contacts: Significantly help your vision if they are fit properly. In addition, your eyes will not get weaker by wearing them on a regular basis. ...Read more

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Contacts vs glasses gave anyone long-term improvement in vision?

Contacts vs glasses gave anyone long-term improvement in vision?

Similar: Both glasses or contact lenses correct the refractive error to make the images clear. They both improve vision for a long term, but the corrective error can change with time or different conditions then the person will need an adjustment to either glasses or contact lenses. ...Read more

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Is there anything new in glasses or contacts to improve long distance vision?

Is there anything new in glasses or contacts to improve long distance vision?

ICL's: There are implantable collamer lenses that you can implant in your eyes to improve your vision. Materials to make glasses or contact lenses have improved, but they are still glasses and contact lenses. ...Read more

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Are contacts or glasses better for your long-term vision? Or are they the same?

Are contacts or glasses better for your long-term vision? Or are they the same?

Equivalent: With good care neither pose a risk to the health of your eyes nor to your long term vision. The goal of each is clarity of vision and they are equivalent in that regard. It is a personal choice. ...Read more

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How come my vision isn't twice as good when I wear my glasses and my contacts together?

Extra correction!: Unless you have specifically undercorrected with both your contacts and glasses, you essentially doubly correct for your eyesight problem. This does not give you twice as good vision as balanced vision for near and far sight requires specific adjustments. Essentially when using one method, you have normal vision, so another method distorts your vision-like when someone wears your glasses. ...Read more

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Wear contacts during day & glasses in evening. This morning wore glasses instead of contacts & vision not good in morning but was in evening. Why?

Changing eye shape: Contact lens alters your corneal shape. Your glass prescription changes as you stay out of the contact lens. In short due to your contact lens wear the previous day your prescription changed but returned to normal as you stayed out of the lens throughout the day. ...Read more

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Which is better for my eyes and vision ? Glasses or contacts?

Which is better for my eyes and vision ? Glasses or contacts?

Glasses: Glasses. Contact lenses are not without risks. However, contact lenses can sometimes give you better vision. ...Read more

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Will glasses slow down worsening vision?

Will glasses slow down worsening vision?

No effect: Glasses help you see better but have no effect on the anatomical issues of your visual apparatus which control the degree of eyeglass need. ...Read more

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Could glasses/contacts cause permanent vision changes?

Could glasses/contacts cause permanent vision changes?

Not really: Both glasses and contact are corrective devices for vision correction. It help a person to see clear by correcting refractive error. A person's vision could change with time or under certain conditions. Then the person will need to adjust his/her correction with new glasses or contact lenses. ...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