... I thought I should jot down my retinal detachment/vitrectomy journey - it, perhaps, may help other patients to see the progress 1.5 and 2 years after the surgeries. I did see my surgeon last week, and, according to him, the silvery beads that I mentioned earlier are just remnants (scars?) of the laser treatment on the periphery during the vitrectomy surgery. Frankly, I still... (10 replies)
... If you can see better with glasses, you made the right decision. It would be more useful if you could tell us what your prescription is, eg. -.50 or -1.25, or whatever--in other words, how slight or moderate the correction is. (15 replies)
... The doctor said that most people with vision like that don't get glasses, but he also noted that I obviously struggle with distance, and when he put a prescription on me, it definitely helped! ... (15 replies)
... I have been wearing glasses sense I was 5, I quit wearing them for many years because people always making fun of me about my glasses . Now I am 23 an I have only been using them for about 2 years constant wear.my eye doctor say I have one of the top 3 highest astigmatism he has ever seen which kind of scare me an got me really worried I ask about LASIK but he said that was no... (2 replies)
... and although it does not bother my vision now, he said it will have to be removed at some time in the future. Having gone through secondary cataract surgery with my other eye, I don't worry about it now. ... (66 replies)
... means, if the smallest object that can be seen by good vision is at 40 ft, then for you to see it clearly it needs half that distance, 20 ft, etc. ... (20 replies)
... I do not want to if It isn't right.....He gave me a vision report form but it doesnt really say Iam legally blind but says glasses improves vision and protects left eye........... ... (1 replies)
... for 45 mins or so. My vision insurance is very limited so a visit to eye doctor means 160 out of pocket for me. ... (0 replies)
... A good 4 months ago I woke up with a truckload of floaters wich impaired my vision greatly so i went to the doctor who send me off to the hospital to a specialist.. ... (2 replies)
... Hey, new to the forum and have some concerns i'd like to share about my vision.
I'm 21 years old, male. At around 16 my eye site started deteriorating, so i went to the doctor and found out i had 20/25 in one eye and 20/30 in the other, my left eye being the better of the two. So i got a pair of glasses, but hardly ever used them (i was 16, didn't think it was cool). Things... (0 replies)
... My glasses are so totally worth it!
I just started school, and guess what! I can see the board now when I put my glasses on =) It's a very good thing...Especially since I'm in the back in one of my classes. (15 replies)
... The arms sometimes hurt the back of the ears and have to be bent slightly. Less often, the nosepads get uncomfortable and require adjustment, if they are that sort. (15 replies)
... You indicated glasses sometimes have to be adjusted because they hurt. What exactly is it that they "adjust" and what causes the pain?
Mike (15 replies)
... I have no idea why it only bothers one eye... (15 replies)
... Measurements are taken so that the focal point will be in the right spot. I don't see why it would matter whether the lens was attached to the frame on one side, as long as it's stationary. Why does it bother one eye and not the other? (15 replies)
... Yeah...They seem OK. The only thing is, I'm not liking the floating lens* with my right eye. It just doesn't like to focus through the middle of the lens. There's nothing wrong with the RX, just that...And I know because when I cover that up with my hand, it's perfect. Anything to say?
* The lens isn't connected to the frame at the far edges (15 replies)
... You might notice that they cause soreness in places. Glasses often have to be taken back and adjusted after you've worn them for awhile. You didn't say they hurt, I realize, I'm just mentioning that. (15 replies)
... Thanks. I wore them for a good chunk of the day today, but then took them off. I'm not used to having something on my face. (15 replies)
... Good for you. :) (15 replies)
... I got them =)
They're nice. I can definitely see more sharply than I can without them, and distance is much easier along with things that aren't even that far away like the computer.
School hasn't started yet, so I can't say anything about the blackboard, but from what I've experienced so far, I'm sure that they'll be a great help! (15 replies)