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Are my reading glasses making my eyes worse?

presbyopia2 Are my reading glasses making my eyes worse? Short answer- NoAlthough we don’t know the exact mechanism by which humans have a decreased ability to focus up close as we get older (a process called presbyopia), the fact remains that it will happen to all of us.The leading theory of...
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Guest — Paul Roddick

I see worse after, fact.

I strongly disagree with this conclusion. I recently started wearing reading glasses. I sit here using my computer at a reading d... Read More
Friday, 29 March 2019 11:36
Dr. Wnorowski

worse after wearing

An important thing you didn't mention, your age. From your description of your problem I'm going to guess somewhere between 45 an... Read More
Friday, 29 March 2019 12:26
Guest — G. R.

Wearing corrective lenses and ...

First off, I'm 41. I experience the exact same thing Mr. Roddick above said when sitting at a computer. I wear glasses or contacts... Read More
Tuesday, 17 March 2020 12:00
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Should I worry about Astigmatism?

astigmatism Should I worry about Astigmatism? The word “astigmatism” is used so much in the ophthalmic world now that most people have used the term when discussing their eye health with their doctor. The word “astigmatism” comes from the Greek a- meaning “without”, and -stigma, meaning “a point”. In technical ocular...
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Are Daily Contact Lenses My Best Choice?

dailies Are Daily Contact Lenses My Best Choice? When soft contact lenses first came on the scene, the ocular community went wild. People no longer had to put up with the initial discomfort that hard lenses dealt to you, and a more frequent replacement schedule surely meant better overall health for...
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Is it safe to use "Redness Relief" drops regularly?

redeye Is it safe to use "Redness Relief" drops regularly? The short answer is NO. Here’s the slightly longer answer. There are several eye “Redness Relief” products on the OTC market (Visine, Clear Eyes, B&L advanced redness relief) including several generic versions sold by pharmacy chains. Most commonly the active ingredient...
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Guest — Mark

Thanks!

thank you for this helpful advice! This is strangely the only reputable advice I could find on the internet so far
Thursday, 01 August 2019 03:11
Dr. Wnorowski

you are welcome

Happy to help
Thursday, 01 August 2019 12:09
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11 Bad Contact Lens Habits That Can Ruin Your Vision

11 Bad Contact Lens Habits1-    Sleeping in your contacts- Number one risk factor for corneal ulcers which can lead to severe vision loss and need for a corneal transplant. Your cornea needs oxygen from the atmosphere because it has no blood vessels.  The cornea is already deprived of oxygen somewhat when you have your eyes...
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