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What can I use for sunglasses when I wear prescription glasses?

What can I use for sunglasses when I wear prescription glasses?

PIggy back glasses: They make large sunglasses that fit over your lenses or you can use clip-ons or get prescription sunglasses. ...Read more

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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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What should I use for sunglasses while i wear prescription glasses?

What should I use for sunglasses while i wear prescription glasses?

"Over" glasses. : Many pharmacies carry sunglasses designed to fit over your prescription glasses. You can try google to find a website. An example is: http://www.Sunglassrage.Com/sunglasses-over-glasses/?Gclid=ckw8wu-ehbccfqfx4aodotcajq. ...Read more

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I am nearsighted but do I have to wear glasses when using the computer?

No: Only if they help you. It is common for near sighted people to remove their glasses while reading or at the computer. Have a great day! ...Read more

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Where can I get prescription lenses for my sunglasses?

Where can I get prescription lenses for my sunglasses?

Many places: Almost all places that sell prescription glasses sell prescription sunglasses as well. ...Read more

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When i don't wear my glasses for a long time i get itchy eyes. Should I use eye drops, and which kind?

When i don't wear my glasses for a long time i get itchy eyes. Should I use eye drops, and which kind?

Yes drops will help: Either artificial tear drops or allergy eye drops for itching, both are over the counter ...Read more

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How do I find my prescription for my glasses, so I can make prescription sunglasses?

How do I find my prescription for my glasses, so I can make prescription sunglasses?

Check with your doc: You were probably given a prescription for eyeglasses when you last had your eyes examined. If you can't find your prescription, you can check with your doctor's office -- there should be a copy in your chart. (another reason medical records are useful!) eyeglass stores often have a machine that measures the refraction of your current eyeglasses, and may be able to use this for sunglasses. ...Read more

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I tried to wear contact lenses but my eyes are too dry.No dropshelp.What can I use?

I tried to wear contact lenses but my eyes are too dry.No dropshelp.What can I use?

Help is possible: Consult your ophthalmologist. Dryness of the eyes is common and there are a variety of topical and mechanical aids to assist with this. There are also designs of contact lenses which are tolerant of eye dryness. You need more information and help. ...Read more

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How do I get my eyes used to sunlight without wearing sunglasses?

How do I get my eyes used to sunlight without wearing sunglasses?

Sunglasses: You don't. You should use sunglasses as excess uv light is the cause of both cataracts and makes macular degeneration worse. Emil chynn md park avenue lasek. ...Read more

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Is wearing weaker prescription glasses for when I am on the computer a bad thing to do? I'm nearsighted but I still need glasses to see the computer

Is wearing weaker prescription glasses for when I am on the computer a bad thing to do? I'm nearsighted but I still need glasses to see the computer

Not bad: You don't need your full correction to see the computer. As long as you are comfortable in them and you are seeing the computer screen well, then you should be fine. Don't use someone else's glasses ad they might have astigmatism or prism correction that you don't need. Take care. ...Read more

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I have myopia and astigmatism and now iam wearing prescription glasses can i use this glasses when reading books or in computer. Thank u?

I have myopia and astigmatism and now iam wearing prescription glasses can i use this glasses when reading books or in computer. Thank u?

Absolutely : Correction of your refractive error improves your visual clarity and generally lessens visual strain and therefore improves comfort. Enjoy. ...Read more

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How can I fix a lazy eye I am 23 and wear contacts?

How can I fix a lazy eye I am 23 and wear contacts?

Depends on what: You mean by lazy eye: is it a droopy eyelid or crossed eye or eye that doesn't see well? There are treatment options for each. ...Read more

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If I need reading glasses can I use contacts instead?

If I need reading glasses can I use contacts instead?

Reading glasses: Using the reading correction in contacts will blur your distant vision and you will have to remove them when you want to do other things other than read. Sometimes one contact can be used in one eye only in selected individuals who can tolerate this (called monovision). The other alternative is a bifocal contact lens. ...Read more

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What causes pressure in my eyes when i wear sunglasses, eyeglasses and contacts and what can I do about it?

What causes pressure in my eyes when i wear sunglasses, eyeglasses and contacts and what can I do about it?

Eye strain?: Your prescription may be off. Often, an inaccurate prescription will create a pressure sensation, as your eyes try and compensate. I would recommend you have your prescription double checked by your eye doctor. ...Read more

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If I use glasses can I use contact?

If I use glasses can I use contact?

Most likely: Most people who have glasses could also use contacts but your eye doctor can tell you whether you are a good candidate or not. ...Read more

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Will my eyes not get affected if i wear sunglasses and use computer?

Will my eyes not get affected if i wear sunglasses and use computer?

No need: There is no need to wear sunglasses when working with lcd or led monitors. They have little or no radiation. There was a problem years ago with video display of old cathode ray monitors which emitted radiation, but i don't think you are still using that? ...Read more

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At night, it's harder for me to open my eyes. I wear contacts. Should I stop wearing them?

At night, it's harder for me to open my eyes. I wear contacts. Should I stop wearing them?

Maybe: Check for dry eyes. There are many types of lens materials and some are better suited to dry eyes. We often test tear film and treat dry eyes especially for our contact lens and lasik patients. Before you consider stopping lens wear, get checked out. ...Read more

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Doctors can you tell me how often should I wear my glasses for short sightedness?

When you need them: You wear glasses as much or as little as you need them in order to see better. Some people wear them all of the time; others, when they have no alternative. ...Read more