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Is it ok for my eyes to feel weird when I first wear new glasses?

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Dr. Richard Bensinger
Ophthalmology
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In brief: Sometimes

You are probably experiencing edge effects.
A new eyeglass, frequently with a higher power lens than before, will distort the vision around the edges (you will have to relearn where your feet are). This causes some strangeness but if the prescription is ok (can you see clearly straight ahead with each eye?) then you will quickly adapt with regular wear.

In brief: Sometimes

You are probably experiencing edge effects.
A new eyeglass, frequently with a higher power lens than before, will distort the vision around the edges (you will have to relearn where your feet are). This causes some strangeness but if the prescription is ok (can you see clearly straight ahead with each eye?) then you will quickly adapt with regular wear.
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