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Will Sunlight Spoil My Glasses
No: Most glasses are designed to block ultraviolet light and will protect your eyes. Sunlight won't damage the lenses with ordinary exposure. Some very old plastic lenses may oxidize and turn yellowish but in general, glasses lenses are designed to resist photodegradation. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have new progressive glasses, is it normal to see #'s on the lens (outer near lens & inner near nose) when holding them up to sunlight or light?
I felt dizzy a lot mainly in the day sunlight and now that I'm wearing glasses for stamia could that have been the problem all this time cause I put the Glasses on no problem soon as took the Glasses off and watch so television notice some symptoms coming
Can myopia (short sightedness ) treated naturally without surgery or glasses? I heard that sunlight could help
No: Sunlight will do nothing for myopia. This condition is due to an abnormal shape of the eye that results in refractive error (think of a lens directing sunlight to a specific point). It is a very common occurrence and by itself, results in no significant health issues. But to correct this so you can see in focus, you need contacts, glasses, or refractive surgery (e.g. Lasik). ...Read more
Eye protection: Primarily sun glasses are used to shield the eyes from excessive bright environmental conditions. Protection is afforded by the uv filter w/i the lens material. Also shielding of debris that gets kicked up in2 the air outside. The protective benefits are retardation of cataract formation ;decrease in degenerative changes ;diseases of eye including pingueculum, pterygium, mac degeneration, cancer. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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I've been having diminished night vision and diminished vision during the day wearing sun glasses. I had lasik surgery 13 yrs ago. Any suggestions?
Sun light is very good for one's mood. Are people wearing glasses (with UV filters) (not sunglasses) more susceptible to (mental) illness?
UV not key to mood: Those who experience low mood when days are shorter in fall & winter may benefit from a dose of bright, early morning light. However, UV light is not essential to this treatment. The bright lights sold to treat mood in this way give off no UV light. You can purchase these lights easily, e.g. on Amazon, for less than $100. Used for 30 minutes in the morning, they may raise winter mood. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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