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Doctor insights on: Wearing New Glasses

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Wearing new eye glasses weird feeling?

Wearing new eye glasses weird feeling?

may need adjustment: There is a period of adaptation to new glasses for most that should be over in 1-3 days. If they do not feel correct after that, then check with the optician who made the glasses and then with the eye doctor who prescribed them to be sure they are correct. ...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


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When playing outfield wear glasses or contacts?

When playing outfield wear glasses or contacts?

Glasses or contacts: Some people see better with glasses, while others see better with contact lenses. An outfielder needs excellent vision, so he or she should wear whichever is better for them. ...Read more

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Is wearing contact lens better or spectacles?

Is wearing contact lens better or spectacles?

Personal choice: There are a few refractive needs that contact lenses will correct better such as high myopia and keratoconus. But for most, the visual needs can be met with either device. So it is a personal choice about convenience and cosmetics for most. ...Read more

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Blurry vision while wearing contacts. Take them out?

Blurry vision while wearing contacts. Take them out?

YES: If you have pain, blurry vision, redness or discharge as a contact lens wearer you should remove the contacts immediately and see your eye doctor. This could potentially be a sign of a problem that could threaten your 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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Can you wear soft lens contacts all nite?

Can you wear soft lens contacts all nite?

Yes: There are some lens that are approved for overnight wear. Check with your eye doctor to be sure your lenses are. ...Read more

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Is progression of myopia controlled by wearing glasses or contact lenses?

Is progression of myopia controlled by wearing glasses or contact lenses?

No: There is not a way to stop the progression of myopia. The eyeballs grow very little after early childhood, but even a slight changes in the shape of eyeballs can increase myopia. A one gets older, the eyeballs will finally stop changing, but that may be in his 20's or 30's. ...Read more

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Will years of wearing contact lenses make my eyesight worse?

Will years of wearing contact lenses make my eyesight worse?

No effect: Contacts will neither improve the basic power of the eye nor make it worse. They are a useful optical aid but have no medical qualities. Enjoy your contacts. ...Read more

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Can i wear coloured contacts over a toric eye?

Can i wear coloured contacts over a toric eye?

Contact Lenses: Contact lenses are used to correct astigmatism other types of refractive error. Always be aware of risk of eye infection with any use of any contact lens if not properly cared for or if used for an extended period of time. ...Read more

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Are acuve contact lenses prescription and colour comfortable to wear?

They can be: What is comfortable for one patient may not be for another ---all you can do is try them out and see if you like the fit and comfort. ...Read more

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Wearing cooling glasses prevent eyes from computer radiations?

Unclear request: I am not sure the panel knows what "cooling glasses" are..I sure don't. Most glare ; visual fatigue from computers can be helped by anti-reflective coating, uv-400 blocker ; in some cases, polarized lenses. ...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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Can people with myopia wear toric lenses?

Can people with myopia wear toric lenses?

Yes: Toric lenses are used to correct astigmatism so if you have myopia and astigmatism you can wear toric lenses. If you only have myopia you will not need them. ...Read more

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Could wearing glasses make your vision worse?

Could wearing glasses make your vision worse?

Old message: There is a common feeling that wearing glasses will somehow affect the focusing ability of the eye in a permanent way. There is no evidence for this. A special case is hyperopia (farsightedness) which in the 20-40 age group, will get headaches without glasses which relieves that but causes more blur in between when the glasses are not worn. Wear glasses to see better - that is all. ...Read more