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Doctor insights on: When To Wear Glasses For Distance

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Mom wants me to wear glasses for distance. I don’t like how they look. But i’m getting headaches from reading the board. Is that a problem?

Mom wants me to wear glasses for distance. I don’t like how they look. But i’m getting headaches from reading the board. Is that a problem?

Yes: Are the headaches only without the glasses? If so, you really should wear them: either get frames that you like and are happy wearing, or see if mom will go for contact lenses. ...Read more

Dr. Tim Conrad
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Glasses (Definition)

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Am a high myope, uncorrected. I do wear glasses. Can my distance vision actually get better on its own over time?

Am a high myope, uncorrected. I do wear glasses. Can my distance vision actually get better on its own over time?

Probably not.: Generally, one gets nearsighted between the ages of 5 to 15, gets worse until the late teens or early 20s and then stabilizes. It usually does not get better. Wearing or not wearing glasses will not change the outcome. ...Read more

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How can it feel to wear glasses?

Mostly good: Almost all of us have such an experience since sunglasses are almost a universal need. For those who need the corrective focusing power of lenses, it generally feels good to be wearing them. But glasses are a bit of a nuisance so many switch to contacts or have lasik surgery;. ...Read more

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I do not want to wear glasses >:(?

I do not want to wear glasses >:(?

Try contacts: You may be able to be fit into a bifocal contact lens that keeps you spectacle independent. ...Read more

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Why is it annoying to wear glasses?

Why is it annoying to wear glasses?

Annoying eyeglasses: Discomfort wearing eyeglasses can be due to many reasons. Eye glasses can cause visual distortions and perception issues. Depending on the prescription, images can be smaller, larger , more elongated or slanted. If the problem is present only with a recent prescription, see your eye doctor to see if adjustments in your prescription can be made. ...Read more

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How much time should I wear glasses?

How much time should I wear glasses?

When you need them: Based on your vision requirements. If you are driving, wear the glasses. If you are lounging on the couch, you don't need to. Be well. ...Read more

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Do i need to wear glasses all the time?

Do i need to wear glasses all the time?

No: For most eyeglasses provide improved vision and you will want to wear them to see better. For a few the eyeglasses provide corrections of things like eye misalignment in which case you will need to wear them. Not wearing the glasses for most cases simply prevents you from seeing clearly but does no harm to the eyes. ...Read more

Dr. Tim Conrad
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Eyeglasses (Definition)

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