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Will i be able to wear my glasses after my rhinoplasty? I'm nearly blind without my glasses--will i be able to wear them after my rhinoplasty even though they rest on my nose? .

Will i be able to wear my glasses after my rhinoplasty? I'm nearly blind without my glasses--will i be able to wear them after my rhinoplasty even though they rest on my nose?

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In : In general, it is preferable to wait 1-2 weeks following rhinoplasty if the nasal bones have been fractured before wearing glasses in their normal position, particularly if they are heavy frames.If the glasses are leaving an indent in the skin or are uncomfortable to wear, you probably shouldn't be wearing them that early. Oftentimes the glasses will need to be readjusted with regard to the pad position if the nasal bones have been narrowed or the bones realigned in a different position. Practical options might be to wear the glasses lower on your nose, use of contacts if you have them, magnifying glass for close reading, etc. Typically, wearing glasses doesn't damage the rhinoplasty result but is often impractical in the usual position with a cast/splint on the first week. ...Read more

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Just had injectable rhinoplasty done 4 days ago. Can i wear my glasses or will that affect the nose job?

Just had injectable rhinoplasty done 4 days ago. Can i wear my glasses or will that affect the nose job?

Don't Wear Them Yet: Most injectable materials that change the shape of the nose take at least a week to become totally fixed in position where they won't change when you wear your glasses. There are a few materials that may change even after that. The best thing to do is check with the surgeon who placed the material in your nose. He/she would know best in your particular case. ...Read more

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Can wearing glasses damage eyesight?

Can wearing glasses damage eyesight?

No: Wearing or not wearing glasses will not change your eyes. Eyes are unaffected by glasses. ...Read more

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What to do if i dislike wearing glasses so much?

What to do if i dislike wearing glasses so much?

Some options: You could try contact lenses. Other options are laser eye surgery like PRK and LASIK. A third option is ICL surgery (a contact lens implant in your eye). There are some other options too but it's best to discuss this with a refractive eye surgeon as there are many variables in qualifying for each of these options. Good luck. ...Read more

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If I start wearing glasses, will my eyesight deteriorate?

If I start wearing glasses, will my eyesight deteriorate?

No: Glasses are designed to improve the focus of the eye and improve clarity. Sometimes patients who start wearing readers feel that their near focus becomes more difficult and to a certain extent this is true. But eventually, readers become essential whether glasses are used initially or not. ...Read more

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Is it possible to have have 6/6 vision despite wearing glasses?

Is it possible to have have 6/6 vision despite wearing glasses?

Yes: Vision is ordinarily measured as the best corrected (using glasses or contacts if needed). So if wearing glasses gives you 6/6 vision on the chart - then congratulations. We do not place much value on the uncorrected vision. ...Read more

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Could wearing glasses harm your vision?

Could wearing glasses harm your vision?

Glasses: Wearing the correct spectacle lens correction does not harm your vision. ...Read more

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Do I stop wearing glasses when I have headache?

Do I stop wearing glasses when I have headache?

Maybe: If you feel your glasses are associated with causing the headaches then yes, remove them and get your refraction checked. If you already have a headache and your glasses are appropriate the it shouldn't make much difference whether you wear them or not. Sometimes though, heavy frames can exacerbate a headache. ...Read more

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