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Doctor insights on: What Eye Glass Coatings Are Best To Block Bright Lights

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What eye glass coatings are best to block bright lights?

What eye glass coatings are best to block bright lights?

Various: Try polarized lenses if glare then antireflective coat if photophobic then various grades of tint if needing to adjust in light and dark, then transition lenses. ...Read more

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Can watching TV, looking at LCD monitors or mobile LCD cause eye floaters? What about the very bright lights? Anything to help improving eye floaters?

Can watching TV, looking at LCD monitors or mobile LCD cause eye floaters? What about the very bright lights? Anything to help improving eye floaters?

No: Other than surgery, nothing can get rid of floaters. And surgery just to remove floaters is rarely done but it does involve risks. If you have a sudden onset of new floaters, you need a dilated eye exam. ...Read more

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Are full eye contacts like the black sclera safe to wear?

Are full eye contacts like the black sclera safe to wear?

Only when: Worn and used as prescribed , just as with normal contact lenses. ...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 are eclipse glasses made of? The ones that look like regular black sunglasses.

What are eclipse glasses made of? The ones that look like regular black sunglasses.

Eclipse glasses: Eclipse glasses are much darker than regular sunglasses- about 100,000 times darker. They are made of a polymer embedded with carbon. Eclipse glasses block almost all visible light and all of the ultraviolet (UV) radiation. Standard sunglasses do a pretty good job with UV radiation but only filter less than 20 percent of visible light. ...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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Can seeing haloes around bright lights be from anxiety or dry eyes? both ODs say that my eyes are fine

Can seeing haloes around bright lights be from anxiety or dry eyes? both ODs say that my eyes are fine

Two types of haloes.: The classic symptom of colored haloes around lights occurs due to corneal edema, often associated with acute angle closure glaucoma. Otherwise, white haloes around lights are usually caused by a refractive error, but any corneal surface irregularity, including dry eyes, can cause the symptom. Artificial tears are an easy treatment, and many medications, especially anxiolytics, can cause dryness. ...Read more

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How to treat eye problems-visual burn in/specks of flashing lights, floaters?

How to treat eye problems-visual burn in/specks of flashing lights, floaters?

Safest bet: would be to have an eye exam to make sure the eye is otherwise healthy. Flashing lights means there is active traction on the retina. This can lead to retinal tear or detachment. Be well. ...Read more

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What is the most recommended way to clean eye glasses with the shine free coating on them?

What is the most recommended way to clean eye glasses with the shine free coating on them?

Eyeglass cleaning: There are special glass cleaning sprays you can purchase at an optical shop. They also have special lens cleaning fabrics, that when used together, help to clean and protect the special chemical treatment added to your eyeglass lenses. ...Read more

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Eye floaters and flashing lights, can the lights cause you to have floaters?

Eye floaters and flashing lights, can the lights cause you to have floaters?

Vitreous detachment: It sounds as if you have had a posterior vitreous detachment. This is a situation where the vitreous(jelly) of the eye detaches (not a retinal detachment), it then "crumples" up leaving dots, spots, strands of blurry vitreous; i.e. The "floater". You should have an exam to ensure the incident did not tear the retina, which could lead to a retinal detachment. Wait one year then consider surgery. ...Read more

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What are the best eye drops for welders flash?

What are the best eye drops for welders flash?

UV burn: Welder's flash is a uv burn of the corneal skin like a sunburn on your regular skin. It is quite painful although topical anesthetics can take away much of that. However these inhibit healing and are not advised except for diagnostic purposes. Thorough and frequent lubrication is usually used along with systemic analgesics and sometimes bandage contact lenses. These heal quickly fortunately. ...Read more

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How to treat my eye floaters and flashint lights answers?

Get seen: Flashing lights and floaters require an immediate exam by an ophthalmologist. ...Read more

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Can't see.Due to haloes around lights. Is this some kind of night blindness?

Can't see.Due to haloes around lights. Is this some kind of night blindness?

Probably not: Night blindness (nyctalopia) is a deficiency in overall perception in dim light. If you have persistent haloes around lights at night it could be from corneal edema, cataracts or some defects in light transmission to the back of the eye. You should have your ophthalmologiist see you to sort this out. ...Read more

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Are UV black lights bad for your health? Or is this completely different than UV from the sun?

UV Black lights: are a completely different wavelength of light than the burning wavelengths of sunlight that causes burning. There are no health risks associated with these lights. ...Read more

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Is it possible for UV rays to hurt your eyes through a vehicle windshield? Light reflected off of water on road, no sunglasses, sore eyes.

Is it possible for UV rays to hurt your eyes through a vehicle windshield?  Light reflected off of water on road, no sunglasses, sore eyes.

All new cars have UV: protection in the past 10 years. So you need to look up the make and model of your vehicle to find out. If so you should be protected. Most prescription glasses, you can buy the UV protective shield. It will fade over time. Always a good idea to protect your eyes in snow, water, or wherever there's high reflectivity of sun rays, even in pools! Avoid sunburn for skin, and protect your eyes too! ...Read more

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Can camera flash change the baby's eye color? For e.g, can blue eyes turn hazel due to the use of flash while the baby's eyes are still developing?

Can camera flash change the baby's eye color? For e.g, can blue eyes turn hazel due to the use of flash while the baby's eyes are still developing?

No: A baby's eye color cannot be changed by a camera flash. The eye may darken normally during the first few months of life however. ...Read more