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If you have an eye test and in the test you can only see straight ahead, is there any corrective glasses or measures to improve your eyesight to see out of the sides of your eyes?
How can I treat blepharitis? I am on antibiotics and drops.
My right side is 1.25 while left sight is 1.00 and astigmatism 0.50. When I purchase contact lenses, the optometry suggest me to take contact lense 1.25 for both sides. I never asked him until I left the shop only it triggered my mind. Why I cannot stick to 1.00 for my left side and won’t it effect my left eye if I wear contact 1.25 as it’s higher then my actual power I needed? Or is it ok since my astigmatism is 0.50?
I previously had been prescribed reading glasses while at university due to severe headaches while studying. Ten years on I have returned to full-time study and the headaches have returned. I have been tested again and as expected I need the glasses again, for reading, studying and using the computer. However, when I was at university I was terrible at remembering to wear them.
I recently had a eye examination the optician told me there was no change in my prescription so as I was there I decided to buy a second pair of glasses. I told the assistant they were a second pair as my old glasses are designer so I wanted a cheaper second pair.
I was spraying my face with a mineral water spritz and my husband said he noticed a small lump under my left eye when squinting. It is under the skin and moves slightly when I touch it, I didn’t even know I had it as it isn’t visable when I don’t squint. It cannot be detected when gently massaging the area. What could this be? Is there any treatment I need? I’m worried.
My sister come to visit me from Germany for three weeks and lost glasses. Is it possible to make her glasses and how long will it take?
I have been suffering from severe migraines for years and are gradually getting worse. I now have to wear glasses all the time due to an accumulation of working at a computer all the time and needing anti-glare both for the computer screen and driving, which helps my migraines. However I don’t particularly want to wear glasses anymore and would prefer contacts.
I’m 15 years old and I have eye floaters, I usually see them in school looking at the board or on a computer, I see them if I look at the sky or if the TV has a a bright color. Thanks to google I discovered the retinal detachment, it talked about eye floaters and something called flashes, I don’t know what those are.
My prescription is as follows:
Right Eye: -4.75 SPH, -0.25 CYL, 170 AXIS
Left Eye: -6.00 SPH, -0.25 CYL, 180 AXIS
What is the corrective power of the above in dioptres?