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Do vision problems like blurry or double vision come and go with ms or do they stick around after they start? at what point should you get glasses?

Do vision problems like blurry or double vision come and go with ms or do they stick around after they start? at what point should you get glasses?

Optic Neuritis: Vision loss in multiple sclerosis is secondary to optic neuritis, which often resolves mostly if not totally. Color vision and contrast sensitivity may remain impaired even when visual acuity improves. No harm in wearing glasses, but see a low vision specialist to avoid the intellectually-barren "balance lens." Double vision can be due to intranuclear ophthalmoplegia or a cranial neuropathy. ...Read more

Change In Vision (Definition)

There are many types of eye problems and visual disturbances. These include blurred vision, halos, blind spots, floaters, and other symptoms. Blurred vision is the loss of sharpness of vision and the inability to see small details. Blind spots (scotomas) are dark "holes" in the visual field in which ...Read more


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What did people do for vision problems before glasses were invented?

What did people do for  vision problems before glasses were invented?

Natural selection: Caused peopel with poor vision not to be able to hunt or gather very well. They usually did not do as well as people who could see. ...Read more

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Are contact lenses or glasses better for correcting vision problems?

Are contact lenses or glasses better for correcting vision problems?

Refraction: Either contact lenses or eyeglasses can correct near-sightedness, far-sightedness or astigmatism. If there is another eye problem such as dry eyes, ocular inflammation, or infection, glasses may be the better choice. ...Read more

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Saw on web about Gunnars Computer glasses.For long exposure to screens.the glass have +0.2 power. but i have no vision problems.Are they safe?

Saw on web about Gunnars Computer glasses.For long exposure to screens.the glass have +0.2 power. but i have no vision problems.Are they safe?

No need: Just make sure to blink frequently and look away for a brief time or give yourself short breaks. We tend to stare at the monitor and forget to blink. Blinking stimulate tear production otherwise you will dry up. When we look up close we contract our eye muscles which after a while it will cause eye strain. You need to look away to relax muscles. People over 40 May need computer glasses ...Read more

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Can myopia improve? Went to new optometrist have new glasses with L-.5 R-2, vision problems. Before L-1 R-3, never vision problems or lot of headaches

Can myopia improve? Went to new optometrist have new glasses with L-.5 R-2, vision problems. Before L-1 R-3, never vision problems or lot of headaches

Unlikely : Once diagnosed with myopia you will likely need corrective lenses permanently. Of course you can possible get laser surgery done to correct the myopia but you will need to speak to an eye doctor. ...Read more

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Is it normal for MS patients to have vision problems?

Is it normal for MS patients to have vision problems?

Vision problems in M: Multiple sclerosis affects nerves throughout the body. The main nerve that carries sight from the eye and the nerves that control eye movement are commonly involved in ms. ...Read more

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I am experiencing change in vision. Ive worn glasses for a couple of months, when i take them off i can see but not getting,only see better in glasses?

I am experiencing change in vision. Ive worn glasses for a couple of months, when i take them off i can see but not getting,only see better in glasses?

Vision: It is difficult for me to understand your question. I think you are saying that you see best w/glasses on, which is why we wear glasses. Please return to your eye doctor to make sure your prescription is correct and that you don't have any eye disease. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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How do I know if I have vision problems?

See if yu can read a: Eye chart and see all the letters easily. The vision you have is written right next to the smallest letters. Stand at the proepr distance and read with each eye separately. See an eye doctor to confirm. ...Read more

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What is the best way?To correct vision problems?

Vision problem: This would start with an eye exam to determine what the problem is and then the appropriate therapy instituted. ...Read more

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What are some things that causes vision problems in children?

What are some things that causes vision problems in children?

Many: Anything that blocks light into the eye or affects the focusing of the eye or damaged structures in the eye will cause the visual system not to develop properly. It is best to have a screening eye exam to identify visual problems early. ...Read more

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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


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