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Written answer: What to expect at an eye test

I have been having terrible headaches and squinting to see for several months now, I cannot see the TV properly and I have trouble reading things at distance. When I read books or on the computer I have to look really close to able me to read them.

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Written answer: Vision is blurred in the evening

I wear bifocal spectacles. I am 70 years old and have noticed my vision becomes blurred in the evening (this has been happening for years ) and now I am also experiencing double vision too. I am long overdue a new prescription, could that be the reason?

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Written answer: Static like vision

I recently have been having problems with my eyes so I have been very paranoid lately about my sight. I noticed that when I stare at something, most noticeable a white wall or something similar it kind of seems ‘static like’ is the best description I can give. Is this maybe anxiety or something else?

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Written answer: Right eye is permanently red

My right eye is permanently red on the white areas around the iris. There is also a permanent thin white/grey discoloration on the top edge of the iris on my right eye. These symptoms have persisted for over six weeks without change.

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Written answer: Small blurry circle after close work

I am near sighted and have been wearing glasses since I was six-years-old. I am 46 now and a few years back, about the time I first noticed my near vision starting to get a bit blurry, but not year ready for reading glasses I noticed that if I did close up work (maybe within 12 inches) that when I looked up I would have a small blurry circle in the middle of my point of vision. I know have progressive lenses and have noticed that it occurred less frequently. It still occurs however and I am worried about it. I get my eyes examined every year and just saw my eye doctor last month. She again said that it wasn’t a concern, as it only occurs after doing close work. She said my eyes are aging and that it is taking a few minutes for the lens to focus now after I am really concentrating on something close for more than a minute. I was wondering if there is anything I can do however. Am I hurting my eyes by doing close up work? Will this get worse with time and if so can I do something now? I love to read and I would hate for it to get progressively worse. There is almost nothing on the Internet about this, but I did read something that said your vision can get stuck like that for the rest of your life. My doctor didn’t mention that was possible, but I am considering going back and asking more specific questions. Thank you.

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Written answer: Stabbing pains and occasional double vision

I am 16 years old and currently in full-time education. I am also a type 1 diabetic, my retinopathy is clear but I am experiencing short stabbing pains on my temples and occasionally double vision when the pain is occurring. I have had glasses before and I was wondering what should I do?

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Written answer: Patch of fuzziness in one eye

There is an oval shaped patch of fuzziness in my right eye, just like tv static. It came about three years ago and is very noticeable in bright light. It doesn’t affect my vision but is quite annoying, do you know what this is?

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Written answer: Bright light and shadow in vision

I see a bright light on the right side of my eye and I feel like there is a shadow at the bottom eyelid? It’s very annoying and it gives me a headache. When I drive at night, sometimes I think it’s a car overtaking when there is nothing.

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Written answer: Why the high axis?

Why the high axis?

R sph -0.25 cyl -0.25 axis 140 Near +1.50
L sph -0.25 cyl -0.25 axis 25.0 Near +1.50

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Written answer: Midrange is blurred in varifocals

I collected my new varifocal glasses this morning. I have had them before so am used to how they work. I paid for Taylor Made st&l 1.67 lenses which I thought should give me clear vision distance, mid range & near. There is a blurry area midrange vision and I have to look quite high up through the lenses for distance to be clear.

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