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What makes glasses more comfortable to wear?

What makes glasses more comfortable to wear?

Made correctly: Glasses need to sit comfortably, have the right correction for the glasses and need to be adjusted so they sit in the correct position on the face. Proper alignment will help a lot. ...Read more

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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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Does wearing glasses make you need to wear them more consistently in the future?

Does wearing glasses make you need to wear them more consistently in the future?

No: You will not become "addicted" to your glasses if you wear them all the time. If you are near-sighted enough to need glasses, it is best to wear them all the time. If you are far-sighted or just need reading glasses, you may be able to wear them occasionally but may notice that you see better if you wear them more consistently. ...Read more

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Is it better to wear glasses than contacts?

No difference: If your eyes are normal and can be corrected with glasses or contact lenses to good vision, then there is no difference between the two. If your cornea is abnormal, vision is often better with contact lenses. Glasses wear does decrease peripheral vision some but not to a clinically significant amount. ...Read more

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How much more comfortable--soft contacts lenses compared to hard contact lenses?

How much more comfortable--soft contacts lenses compared to hard contact lenses?

Hard vs Soft.: Hard contacts are cheaper to wear and provide better vision than soft contacts. They are more difficult to get used to. Most long-term wearers of hard contacts find the comfort to be acceptable. ...Read more

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In Fuchs dystrophy, will contact lenses make symptoms worse because the cornea is getting less oxygen. I really don't want to give up wearing contacts?

In Fuchs dystrophy, will contact lenses make symptoms worse because the cornea is getting less oxygen. I really don't want to give up wearing contacts?

Need to talk to eye: doctor. I would ask that to your opthalmologist. I feel that there is more a chance of you going blind wearing contacts. The oxygen is important and the new contacts are gas permeable. But....... I would not take the chance of infection or keratitis and go blind. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Is it fine to wear a glasses all the day if I am short sight person. Is better to wear contact lenses?

Is it fine to wear a glasses all the day if I am short sight person. Is better to wear contact lenses?

Doesn't matter: You can wear either - doesn't matter. It's really a matter of personal choice and appearance. Contacts require more discipline in hygiene ; routine however. I started wearing glasses - initially when necessary but then all the time - for near-sightedness around your age. It will take time for your eyes to adjust ; u may have headaches initially but that will pass. Contacts also require adjustment. ...Read more

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How to make contact lenses comfortable?

Contact lens issue: The most common cause of contact lens intolerance is dry eye. See an eye doctor to evaluate the cause. If dry eye is present, you can try artificial tears, fish oil supplements, and warm eyelid compresses. If no improvement, punctal plugs, Restasis and/or low dose topical steroid may ge considered. ...Read more

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How nearsighted should you be to wear glasses full time? I prefer to wear only when driving

How nearsighted should you be to wear glasses full time? I prefer to wear only when driving

Visual comfort.: If you see well enough to do the other activities you particpate in, then just use your glasses when you feel the need to see better. However, don't be "afraid" to wear glasses, and don't be vain about it to the extent you injure yourself doing somehting you could not see clearly. ...Read more

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What prescription makes nearsighted people wear glasses all the time?

What prescription makes nearsighted people wear glasses all the time?

Vision improvement: The use of glasses enhances the clarity of vision. There is no dividing line medically but the higher the power needed, the more likely the wearer will be happy with the visual clarity. ...Read more

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Is it better to wear glasses with frames as compared to frameless?

Depends: Personal preference here. Glasses with frames a sturdier. Frameless glasses are lighter and show the face better. ...Read more

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Is it normal to want to squint when wearing contact lenses?

Is it normal to want to squint when wearing contact lenses?

Dryness, fit, debris: Before having Lasix (furosemide) done, i too squint while wearing contacts. It was often due to dry eyes, poor fit of contacts, irritants on the eye or contact, protein buildup on the contact, lint, tear within the contact, and other causes. Since lasix, (furosemide) it took about 2 months to break the habit of squinting and rubbing my eyes. ...Read more

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I wear monovision contacts and lose some depth perception when driving. Is it possible to wear glasses over the contacts to improve this when driving?

I wear monovision contacts and lose some depth perception when driving. Is it possible to wear glasses over the contacts to improve this when driving?

Yes: Glasses can be made with window glass over the distance eye and a correction for the near eye which renders it clear at distance. This is commonly done and helpful when driving at night or in the rain. ...Read more

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Is it better to wear eye glasses all the time?

Is it better to wear eye glasses all the time?

It does not matter: Unless you are a child, it does not matter whether you wear glasses part time or full time. Do what is comfortable. ...Read more

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Does wearing silk panties make you sweat more down there and less likely for your groin to "breathe"?

Does wearing silk panties make you sweat more down there and less likely for your groin to "breathe"?

A bit: Silk has wonderful attributes from appearance to self worth. But it is not moisture absorbent nor does it transmit moisture well. In general cotton lined underwear is the best for ordinary use unless the other effects of silk are necessary in your daily routine. ...Read more

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Can you please tell me why it'smore common to wear glasses than hearing aid?

Function. : More people have visual problem at an earlier age that can be corrected with glasses than people with functional level hearing loss. ...Read more