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Can I buy glasses online with my prescription or do I have to come onto one of your shops?
I have a lot of allergies. Like food allergies, etc., but I would like to start wearing unmedicated contacts – precisely grey or blue (my eyes are hazel) But I’m not sure if I will react to contacts. So can I buy contact lenses?
Can eye cataracts make a person feel tired?
I’m twenty years old and suffer from amblyopia in my left eye. Recently, I’ve started to notice my nose slightly within my lower field of vision, which is proving somewhat distracting and giving me eye strain. Is this psychosomatic (I know you can always see your own nose, just the brain usually filters it out) or is there perhaps another underlying cause? I’m currently a student in Film and Media so whenever something goes wrong with my eyes, I worry and stress quickly.
Is it time for me to start using glasses or should I just carry on. And are any of above results abnormal or indicate some sort of irregularity?
I recently went to Specsavers for my eye test, but the frame I wanted wasn’t in stock. They said they would call when it came back in, but I’m going home for Easter shortly, so was wondering if I could order them at one store to collect them at another?
For a while now I have been experiencing pain behind my right eye, the only way to describe it is that something is pushing on the back of my eye, the feeling of pressure extends from my actual eye to a few cm above and around the outside to my cheekbone, only ever on the right hand side, it occurs at least once a week and lasts for a couple of days. I find that my vision loses focus and it hurts to move my eye, looking downwards seems to relieve the pressure slighty.
I had an eye test two years ago and was given the following prescription:
Sphere right: +0.25
Sphere left: +0.50
Cylinder left: -0.25
Axis left: 170
I then had an eye test yesterday and was given this prescription:
Sphere right: +0.75
Sphere left: +0.75
Cylinder right: -0.25
Axis right: 180
Do these results compare? I feel as though the second prescription may not be correct.
I left my glasses while on holiday and I need them for driving, will Specsavers replace them?
My brother went to eye hospital and the doctor prescribed some eye drops, that causes redness, inflamed eyes and he was unable to see clearly and he has nausea. So again he went to the doctor and reported his problem. The doctor gave some other medicines and eye drops. Redness and inflammation was reduced but he feels uneasy and again he visited the doctor. Now he is saying that his eye pressure is increasing very high and has been prescribed some other drops and medicine.
I was afraid that it is a serious problem, because I have known that increased eye pressure will lead to vision lost. My brother’s age is 29. I am eagerly looking for your reply soon.