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Myopia (near sighted)?

Discussion in 'Chit Chat' started by Secrets5, Apr 10, 2018.

  1. Secrets5

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    Hello,

    So I was getting bad headaches and the screen going blurry at school. So I went to get it checked. I have myopia so hard to see things far away, but it's not too bad (right -0.75, left -1.00).

    I was just wondering how often I should wear glasses?

    It doesn't feel like a real problem because it's not too bad, Its not a problem of validity, more like because it isn't too bad is it something I need to correct with glasses or do I just seal with it (and stop looking at the screen when I get headache/goes blurry)?

    I mean I say that but I spent a load on some cool looking glasses so I may wear them anyway. I'm not sure though there's no adult studies if it makes it worse or not.

    Because I know it's bad when trying to read far away but not sure if there's anything else that's going blurry that maybe I've always just seen as normal but isn't.

    Thanks.
     
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    I'm not an expert but I'm like that too. I'm near sighted and was prescribed glasses about 3years ago. I'm hardheaded though so I just started actually using my glasses just few months ago. I think it's better for you to use it often so you can get used to it. I take off mine when I'm at home. I completely use it while at work as I dont want to miss anything and blame it on my blurry eyes. If i'm on my break, I usually take it off.
     
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    Only if its seriously interfering with daily life. One of the reasons I "struggled" in middle school was due to me not wanting to wear glasses. Seriously, without them, its like living underwater. Some people are lucky and don't have it as bad, and/or don't need them 24/7. Eyesight does change as we age, too.
     
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    I wish my eyesight were that way. I wear contacts and my prescription is 4.0 in my right eye and 4.75 in my left.
     
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    Same, if not worse. In a way it's kinda nice. Not being able to see anything makes haircuts and other things a lot less anxiety inducing.
     
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    Ask your eye doctor. They are experts. I've been wearing glasses since first grade for near-sightedness.
     
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    currently I have -3.0 (which is still a pretty good eyesight for a person who was born with MFS :stuck_out_tongue_closed_eyes:) and I know I should wear glasses basically all the time now, because I can only see things clearly if they are closer than 30 centimeters from my face. but I remember when I got my first glasses, my eyesight was more or less like yours is now, and my doctor told me that I should wear glasses when I watch TV or when I am in the cinema, or when I drive a car. she told me not to 'abuse' my eyesight with glasses until it gets over -2.0, and I can't really explain why she said so.

    but then, I am probably also affected with astigmatism (I assume so because I end up hitting the wall with my arm every time I try to walk through the door, and I'm pretty sure I'm in the centre), and it only makes things worse. I'm going to a better doctor soon and then I will know for sure.
     
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