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When should I start wearing glasses full time?

When should I start wearing glasses full time?

When you want to see: Using glasses more will not hurt the function or anatomy of the eye. You should wear the glasses whenever you wish to see better. This could be full time. ...Read more

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Dr. Tim Conrad
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First time wearing glasses - I have funhouse effect, what should I do?

Wear them: This will go away if you wear the glasses. Wear them as much as possible. If it does not resolve in 1-2 weeks, return to where you got them. ...Read more

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Does wearing glasses for the first time give a headache?

Usually not: Headache may occur from the fit of the frames around your temples and ears. The optics usually will not cause headaches but should clarify the vision - if not recheck with your ophthalmologist. There are sometimes adjustment effects related to the prism effect of the ends of the glass which you will compensate for in 1-2 days usually. ...Read more

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If you stop wearing glasses all the time will your eyes get stronger?

If you stop wearing glasses all the time will your eyes get stronger?

Glasses weaken eyes?: No. People over 40 often think that wearing readers made their eyes weaker. Presbyopia is a natural condition that occurs around 40 where the focusing power (accommodation) gradually declines over 30 years due to gradual hardening of the natural lens of the eye. The amount of reading power you need to replace gradually increases every 2-3 years. Vision w readers is better; they want glasses. ...Read more

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Do your eyes get tired from wearing glasses a long time?

Do your eyes get tired from wearing glasses a long time?

Possibly.: This is likely to be due to being overworked or to tension. You might need a rest from your study, or a refreshing hobby that stimulates you. If you are not used to glasses, it might be hard to wear them at first, but it should get easier with time. ...Read more

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Is it possible to get misalignment of your eyes when wearing glasses for the first time?

Is it possible to get misalignment of your eyes when wearing glasses for the first time?

Yes: Your eyes may feel misaligned with certain glasses prescriptions, especially those where the lenses are very different from each other or the axis of astigmatism is different on each side. If the glasses are made poorly and the optical centers aren't lined up with your pupils, you can see the effect of induced prism, causing double vision or eye strain. ...Read more

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I got this idea of wearing glasses and contact lenses at the same time so i could interchange them during the day. Is it possible?

I got this idea of wearing glasses and contact lenses at the same time so i could interchange them during the day. Is it possible?

One or the other: If you wear both your contact lenses and your glasses at the same time, you will be looking through your prescription twice and your vision will be blurred.You can olny use one at a time. ...Read more

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What to do if i always hear people saying that after a long time of wearing glasses, they end up being more blind. Is it the same for contacts?

What to do if i always hear people saying that after a long time of wearing glasses, they end up being more blind. Is it the same for contacts?

Not true: Their int of reference has changed. They never saw better, so they now know what they are missing when the glasses are not being used. Glasses or contacts only help you see better, they do not make the eyes worse. ...Read more

Dr. Tim Conrad
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