15 posts tagged with vision and health.
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How does this work?!

How do you read with progressive anti fatigue lenses? Please show me how. [more inside]
posted by Wontly on Feb 12, 2015 - 6 answers

Can I trust my eyes? Or my ophthalmologist?

My new prescription is dramatically different from my old one from just a couple of years ago... does that make sense? [more inside]
posted by sesquipedalia on Jan 27, 2015 - 5 answers

best practices for long-term eye health?

I'm a new to eyeglasses as an adult (got my first pair two years ago at age 35). Aside from mild nearsightedness I have healthy eyes so far, but I have a family history of bad eye issues such as retinal detachments. What should I be doing now to maximize my eye health going forward? [more inside]
posted by kalapierson on Jan 4, 2015 - 16 answers

wish I could call this a superpower

I can see my pulse. Literally. Do I have anything to worry about? [more inside]
posted by wutangclan on Nov 12, 2012 - 6 answers

Help with vision problem

What are these moving lines in my vision? [more inside]
posted by Bulgaroktonos on Nov 20, 2009 - 10 answers

What are these eyeglasses?

[WhatISThatFilter] What is the make and model of the eyeglasses Danny Gokey wore on the March 17th episode of American Idol? [more inside]
posted by karizma on Mar 30, 2009 - 2 answers

Help me choose health insurance?

Can you help my wife and I choose health insurance? [more inside]
posted by attercoppe on Jan 2, 2009 - 12 answers

How do I find the best doctor in a given specialty?

How can I fine the best doctor in a given specialty? In this case, I need to find the best eye doctor I can possibly find. [more inside]
posted by Ostara on Apr 24, 2007 - 9 answers

How to determine if a person with unusual eye alignment prefers one eye over another?

A couple of recent new acquaintances have strabismus (I don't like the term "lazy eye," sorry; it's a deviation of the alignment of one eye in relation to the other). Do people with strabismus generally prefer that the folks they're speaking with focus on one eye over the other? If it's not uncommon for one of the person's eyes to develop more strongly than the other, would it be polite to simply ask a casual acquaintance if they prefer that I look into the left or right eye as we talk together?
posted by mediareport on Apr 28, 2005 - 23 answers

First Time With Lenses Was HARD - Can't Master the Pinchy Maneuver and Just Pushed It Around

First time contact lens wearing: I just got back from trying on my brand new contacts. [If you squint, you will see there is more inside] [more inside]
posted by haqspan on Feb 2, 2005 - 28 answers

Is there any hope for someone with a lazy eye to eventually achieve full binocularity?

Is there any hope for someone with a lazy eye to eventually achieve full binocularity?
[MI] [more inside]
posted by Evstar on Sep 21, 2004 - 16 answers

Why are my eyes tired at the end of the night?

Fix my eyes (I think). My eyes seem tired at the end of the night. I'm 36 (soon 37) and without glasses. Options? (more inside of course) [more inside]
posted by filmgeek on Jul 11, 2004 - 11 answers

Do I have some form of colorblindness?

So I have some kind of color viewing impediment, but it seems rather nonstandard. [mi] [more inside]
posted by abcde on Jun 29, 2004 - 13 answers

Will my eyes ever adjust to wearing contacts?

Will my eyes every adjust to wearing contacts? [more inside]
posted by archimago on May 13, 2004 - 15 answers

Dog afraid of stairs

'nother dog question. Last year my (now) 9-year-old dog (Lab/golden mix) became afraid to descend stairs. She stands at the top and woofs until you stand at or near the bottom and reach up to her, then she will come down unassisted but tentatively as you "glilde" her down with a sweep of your arm (OK, maybe I just do the glide because it's fun). Very occasionally she has a similar problem climbing.
My first thought was her eyesight, but if it were failing, how would I know? And the presence/absence of light seems not to matter. Can a vet diagnose vision problems?

The stairs are uncarpeted wood. Does anyone think it would help to put a carpet runner on the stairs?
posted by stupidsexyFlanders on Dec 29, 2003 - 8 answers

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