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    Signs You May Need Glasses

    Most people are slow to admit that they may need glasses, even when the signs may be staring them right in the face. For some, the need for glasses signifies aging, which is something that no one is particularly interested in speeding up. Glasses are a used to help correct various vision problems, including farsightedness, nearsightedness and astigmatism.

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    Things to Consider When Buying Contact Lenses

    If you have vision issues that require corrective lenses, there may come a time when you decide to try contact lenses. You must consider a handful of different variables before buying contact lenses, so the ones you get are as comfortable and effective as they can be.

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    Common Vision Problems That Require Glasses

    When a person has normal vision, light rays are refracted or bent by the lens and cornea in your eye and then focused on the retina. The retina refers to the layer of nerves that lines the back of your eyeball. Your brain receives the picture that is created by the light rays via the optic nerve when the retina receives it. When this process is disrupted or distorted in some way, vision problems occur and corrective lenses are required.

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    Can You Lose a Contact Lens In Your Eye?

    One of the fears that many people have when they first think of wearing contact lenses is that the tiny lens itself may get lost inside their eye. Horrific thoughts may flash in your mind as you envision the contact lens becoming dislodged from its resting place on your cornea and sliding back behind your eyeball, never to be seen again.

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    Information You Should Share with Your Eye Doctor

    If you are new to wearing glasses, have worn glasses for years, or are showing signs of needing glasses, you are undoubtedly familiar with trips to the eye doctor. You may have to make regular visits over the course of your lifetime, the odd visit just to see how things are going, or you may only go once or twice.

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    Different Types of Eyeglass Lenses

    When it comes to getting new eyeglasses, most of a patient’s attention falls to the frames. With so many different choices in shape, color and materials, choosing just the right pair of frames to match your style and personality can be quite a task. Obviously, the main reason that you’re getting glasses at all is contained in the lenses and not the frames.

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    How to Choose Business Eyeglasses

    Eyeglasses are an accessory that can go a long way toward creating or maintaining a certain image. Obviously, the primary function of a pair of glasses is to correct vision problems, but more often than not the glasses become as much a part of your overall look as clothing or hairstyle. In the business world, this rule still applies, as eyeglasses are used for much more than simply seeing your computer screen more clearly.

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    How to Select Eyeglasses for Kids

    Most parents aren\’t thrilled when it becomes apparent that their little one requires corrective lenses, but getting glasses isn\’t the end of the world for a kid. Vision problems aren\’t exactly an uncommon situation among children, and advances in frames and lenses help to make wearing eye glasses as comfortable as possible for children.

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    The Characteristics Of Bifocal Contact Lenses

    Bifocals are a type of lens that people have installed in glasses when they develop a condition known as presbyopia. One of the main indications that you\’re starting to develop presbyopia is that it is becoming more and more difficult to read a newspaper or menu without holding it farther from your eyes.

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    How To Choose Colored Contact Lenses

    For many people who regularly wear contact lenses, a basic clear lens isn’t quite what they are looking for and they decide to try colored contact lenses. Colored contact lenses come in a few different styles: visibility tint, enhancement tint, and color tints.

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