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Explain my vision woes as though I were five, please

I got new eyeglasses a few days ago and I'm having difficulty adapting. Please help me understand what's happening here, including how ageing fits in. [more inside]
posted by Susan PG on Jan 11, 2014 - 14 answers

Could pupil dilation be the cause of my inaccurate eyeglass prescription

The last two times I got a new prescription the first try was way off. Could this be due to the eye drops? Or is it just communications? [more inside]
posted by lodurr on May 16, 2013 - 17 answers

Sharp eyes, sharp eye exam?

Eyes 20/10 with correction, where to get the sharpest prescription in the US? [more inside]
posted by zippy on Sep 17, 2012 - 12 answers

Should I be wearing glasses couch surfing?

Myopia: Is focusing on web browser text on a LCD screen about 8 feet away from me making things better or worse? [more inside]
posted by Diag on Feb 27, 2012 - 3 answers

Can I see clearly now?

My annual eye exam is coming up.  I've had a years-long string of not-quite-right corrective lenses.   What can I do to get an accurate prescription this time? [more inside]
posted by yersinia on Feb 16, 2012 - 24 answers

Trouble seeing red/green 3-d images while wearing glasses

Does anyone else have trouble watching 3-d films? [more inside]
posted by jb on Nov 11, 2011 - 19 answers

How do I get online prescription glasses?

Walk me through getting prescription glasses online, please. [more inside]
posted by mygothlaundry on Nov 30, 2010 - 25 answers

I can't see clearly now

Given a known myopia prescription, and distance from monitor, could a filter be applied to an image so that it would be clear to me, without my glasses? [more inside]
posted by nomisxid on Sep 23, 2010 - 8 answers

How do I prevent my eyes from getting worse?

I fear I'm slowly but surely becoming Mr. Magoo. Is there anything I can do to preserve my eyesight? [more inside]
posted by keep it under cover on Mar 17, 2010 - 16 answers

Are my eyes microscopes?

Does my severe myopia give me close vision super powers? [more inside]
posted by OilPull on Jun 5, 2009 - 27 answers

Dry sore eyes without contacts

My eyes are dry and sore when I'm *not* wearing my contact lenses. Does anyone else experience this? [more inside]
posted by andraste on Jun 2, 2009 - 8 answers

Optical microscope tips: I want to see with both eyes!

How do I get better at using an binocular compound optical microscope? I'd like to hear hints and tips I'm also interested in theories as to why I find this such a challenge, as it seems to come naturally to most people. [more inside]
posted by Tapioca on May 11, 2009 - 12 answers

Conditions/disorders which cause extreme short-sightedness (not necessarily myopia).

I am searching for conditions/disorders which cause extreme short-sightedness (not necessarily myopia). I have interest in a research topic that uses computers to assist partially blind people. [more inside]
posted by noahdubya on Oct 8, 2008 - 6 answers

Can you recommend a great eye doctor in New York City

I'm looking to hear from people who have both astigmatism and myopia and have successfully transitioned to contact lenses. Also, if your eye doc is in Manhattan, can I have his/her number? [more inside]
posted by AnyGuelmann on May 17, 2008 - 17 answers

Myopia reduction with age?

Today's eye exam for this 40-something woman (a multifocal contact lenses wearer) showed a slight improvement in myopia versus what another optometrist recorded two years ago. My new optometrist was very thorough, caught some retinal thinning and other issues my previous optometrist had missed, and just seemed very sharp and trustworthy. But should I worry about the decreased myopia values and get my eyes checked again? [more inside]
posted by rosemere on Nov 22, 2007 - 10 answers

LASIK for mild nearsightedness?

Considering LASIK (or other laser eye surgery) for relatively mild nearsightedness. Experiences? Statistics? [more inside]
posted by DevilsAdvocate on Oct 16, 2007 - 14 answers

Getting optimal vision with or without bifocals

Can I get by without bifocals, or am I fooling myself? I hate my Bausch and Lomb multi-focal soft lenses, but have hopes that glasses can be made to work. [more inside]
posted by rosemere on Sep 13, 2007 - 10 answers

Has anybody tried nightime wear contact lenses?

Does anybody have any experience with contact Ortho-k lenses (the ones the you keep in your eyes at night)? [more inside]
posted by rongorongo on Jun 8, 2007 - 12 answers

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