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... All toric contacts are not alike. ... (3 replies)
... I have pretty bad eyes...not sure of my prescription, but i've worn them for most of my life. I get ultra thin lenses, but my glasses still end up pretty strong, so I'm thinking of getting contacts. ... (2 replies)
... but I now find them unbearable. Call me vain, but I don't like the magnification effect of my eyeglasses. I was wondering if I could wear glasses over contacts, using glasses for my astigmatism and contacts to correct the farsightedness? ... (3 replies)

... Try the contacts maybe you'll like them. I couldn't live without mine. I hate the way I look in glasses. But all people are different. ... (2 replies)
... Another possibility would be getting your glasses made with aspheric lenses using a higher index material. This would minimize the undesired magnification effect. ... (3 replies)
... I know what its like to be presbyopic. With strong contacts things from near become blurry. You may want enough undercorrection to see clear from near. ... (18 replies)
... I had very nearsighted vision before my cataract surgery. After the surgery I kept reaching for my strong glasses that I no longer needed. Now I wear glasses most of the time, a very low prescription for astigmatism plus a prescription for farsightedness. I too like glasses. ... (2 replies)
... Are you a glasses wearer or contacts? ... (8 replies)
... but then my optometrist told me I should let my eye 'breathe', so I got new glasses and wore them during weekends. ... (9 replies)
... ble seeing and you get a thorough vision exam from a qualified optometrist or ophthalmologist, who then decides that you have a refractive error, you need to get glasses or contacts! If you have a refractive error your vision is not going to get any better, with or without glasses! ... (7 replies)
... I had a huge problem getting glasses with my astigmatism. I have a strong astigmatism in both eyes. What I have found is that I am very sensative to the perscription being off by a small amount. ... (10 replies)
... one for wearing over their monovision contacts and one for wearing without contacts. ... (5 replies)
... The percentage is not fixed.Correction at -7.00D is .50D,correction at -10.00D is 1.00D.These corrections dont take into account the effect of the tear film forming a tear lens and the image size difference formed on the retina with cls versus eyeglasses.The most accurate way to refine the cl power is to perform an overrefraction over the cls while looking at the eyechart(at... (18 replies)
... wearing thick glasses and then hard contacts since age 4. ... (2 replies)
... Sorry I didn't respond earlier. You should talk it over with an ophthalmologist or even with an optometrist who has observed the slowing of nearsightedness when wearing contacts. ... (9 replies)
... I am a 31-year-old Caucasian male. Since I was born, I have been struggling with farsightedness and astigmatism in addition to strabismus in my left eye. My current prescription is: +0.50 sphere, no cylinder, 1BU prism for right eye, and +3.75 sphere, -0.50 cylinder (60 axis), 1BD for left eye. Two years ago I was diagnosed with meibomian gland dysfunction and blepharitis,... (0 replies)
... JodieJ, Thank you for the reply. I forgot to mention that I briefly tried soft toric lenses several years back. I would have to strain to read a menu at a restaurant. And yes, I most definitely wear high index (1.67), aspheric lenses. While the lenses are much thinner and flatter, I don't really notice a reduction in magnification. Thanks again. Carl (3 replies)
... I wish to post my pescription again with some questions: I was manually refracted at -5.5(left) with -.5 astigmastim and -5(right) early this year. I believe im a -5(left) and -4.5(right) with -.5 astigmastim in each eye. My nearpoint test reveals 20cm and 22cm respectivately further backing up my belief that I improved a half diopter in each eye in the last 8 months. ... (4 replies)
... diopters of accomodation meaning I can barely see down to 16 inches with my glasses on, any closer and it becomes blurry. Forget seeing fine print with glasses. ... (5 replies)
... If someone could help me, I would appreciate it. I have worn glasses for 20 years. I wore contacts part of that time, but quit when I started working at a computer fulltime. ... (3 replies)


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