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What are the best eyeglass lenses that change to dark shade ?

What are the best eyeglass lenses that change to dark shade ?

Transitions: My personal favorite is transitions xtraactive which is one of the few photochromic lenses to actually darken in the car. Most lenses that darken automatically are activated by ultraviolet light and need to be directly expsed to uv light in order to activate/darken. The transition xtraactive lenses have a slight tint indoors but will darken in the car as well as outdoors. ...Read more

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Dr. Tim Conrad
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What are the ways that eyeglasses or contact lenses work to correct your vision?

What are the ways that eyeglasses or contact lenses work to correct your vision?

Focus light: If the only problem with your vision is an uncorrected need for classes, then your eye has a focal point off the retina (the film at the back of the eye). The ;job of glasses and contacts is to readjust that focal point with its peak on the light receptive elements of the retina so there is a clear image. This compensates for your eyes inability to do this. ...Read more

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What are the risks to your eyes when wearing special contacts like black sclera?

What are the risks to your eyes when wearing special contacts like black sclera?

Contacts have risks.: All contact lenses carry risks such as infection, scarring, or blood vessel growth on the cornea. Special cosmetic contacts carry extra risks and should only be used under the supervision of a doctor. Never, ever wear any contacts unless prescribed to you by a doctor. The risks of cosmetic contact lenses not prescribed by a doctor are so severe that they are illegal in a number of states. ...Read more

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What is the best way to clean eye glasses with the shine free anti-reflective coating on them?

What is the best way to clean eye glasses with the shine free anti-reflective coating on them?

Cloth: Invest in a cloth that is specifically for eyeglasses. Your local walmart has it for a very cheap price. Most important thing is to not scratch them. That cloth is very gentle and works great. ...Read more

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Are there eye contacts that are totally cosmetic to make the cornea whiter but keep my iris/pupil color?

Are there eye contacts that are totally cosmetic to make the cornea whiter but keep my iris/pupil color?

Conjunctiva? : The cornea covers the pupil and iris. It is clear. You must mean the bulbar conjunctiva. This is the "white" part of the eye. Contacts don't extend out to the conjunctiva so they can't change its tone. ...Read more

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What are the ways that eye doctors determine what strength your contact lenses should be?

What are the ways that eye doctors determine what strength your contact lenses should be?

Refraction: Typically a doctor will put you in front of a machine that can actually measure the refractive error of your eye. This is a good estimate and from the shape of your cornea, your refractive error and your doctors experience, a trial lens is placed on your eye. ...Read more

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What are some ways to change stained teeth to match the color of the rest of my teeth?

What are some ways to change stained teeth to match the color of the rest of my teeth?

Cosmetic dentistry: Veneers, or other cosmetic bonding techniques, seem like the best option. Visit a dentist in your area. After evaluating your entire dentition, they will be able to provide you with the best treatment. ...Read more

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My right eye is blind and its color (blue) makes me shy as people are always staring. What kind of contact lens do I need to match with the other eye?

My right eye is blind and its color (blue) makes me shy as people are always staring. What kind of contact lens do I need to match with the other eye?

Several options: You can get ordinary color contact lenses which might match the normal eye. If that does not work, then there are custom lenses which can be an almost exact match. As a last resort a scleral shell can be created by an ocularist if there is room for it. ...Read more

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Is getting contacts the only way to make my eye color darken?

Is getting contacts the only way to make my eye color darken?

No: There is an eye drop that can darken your eye color. It is a permanent change in color. Talk to your eye doctor about it. ...Read more

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What are the different ways to being color blind?

What are the different ways to being color blind?

Several types: There are several different types of inherited color deficiency varying in spectrum and intensity. You can lose color recognition by advanced retinal disease like diabetes or retinitis pigmentosa. Optic nerve disease can change color recognition and there are a few rare cortical strokes that can do this. ...Read more

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Could glow in the dark contacts be causingdamage to your eyes?

Could glow in the dark contacts be causingdamage to your eyes?

Contact lenses: Are a great alternative way to correct your vision if you have a need for glasses. Unfortunately, cosmetic contacts like the ones you describe are often poor quality and can cause significant damage to your eyes when worn. I do not recommend patients use these types of contacts because of this. ...Read more

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What are the most comfortable everyday wear coloured and vision contact lenses?

What are the most comfortable everyday wear coloured and vision contact lenses?

The right ones: The most comfortable contacts are the correct ones that are fit to your eyes. Your eye doctor will help you with this ...Read more

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What medicated eye drops can be used to increase the dark color of the iris?

What medicated eye drops can be used to increase the dark color of the iris?

None: There are certain glaucoma drops that can darken the iris, they are not prescribed for this purpose. ...Read more

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Is it possible to change the color of your eyes?

Is it possible to change the color of your eyes?

Iris color: Is permanent. The only way to change its appearance is to wear colored soft contact lenses. There are several brands which can enhance the green color of your eyes or even change them to another color. ...Read more

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What is the best way to remove a contact lens that u lost in your eye?

What is the best way to remove a contact lens that u lost in your eye?

Patience: The most common thing is for the lens to fold over itself, and get stuck in the upper, outer recess. Try with your thumb to lift up the outer upper lid while you look down and in - and hold this for 15 seconds. If you have tried hard in general to remove it, and fail, it might be already out and your feeling of the lens is due to eye irritation. Have a friend look in strong light at that point. ...Read more

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