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    • ratrace
    • By ratrace 10th Apr 18, 2:08 PM
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    New Glasses blurry vision - Help
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    • 10th Apr 18, 2:08 PM
    New Glasses blurry vision - Help 10th Apr 18 at 2:08 PM
    Hi all, So picked up my brand new pair of glasses i have a very high prescripion

    Right eye +13.00
    Left eye +14.00

    Bought a new pair of raybans with the 1.76 plastic double aspheric lenses (£220 on thier own) the problem im having is blurry vision what i mean is when i look though the center ish of the glasses i can seen fairly good no blurr but the edges of the lens are blurry

    when im reading or on the laptop the text in the center is clear but to the sides its not im getting a little annoyed now as i have paid a lot of money glasses and again im stuggling to see like my last pair

    also the lenses are thinner on one side of the and thicker on the other so i thinking this maybe contributing to the blurriness not sure

    i know there is an adjustment period for new glasses but everything just feels off and weird

    can anyone help thanks
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    • Gloomendoom
    • By Gloomendoom 13th Apr 18, 1:02 PM
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    My prescription is only 1.25 and I insisted on glass for years as it doesn't scratch as easily as plastic, even plastic with super hard coatings.

    I only switched to plastic when I went to varifocals a couple of years ago.
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    • kirtondm
    • By kirtondm 14th Apr 18, 10:49 AM
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    I agree glass does not scratch as easily and the optics are marginally sharper

    but...

    wouldn't want to be in car accident wearing glass specs or fall over wearing glass specs etc.
    • GlasweJen
    • By GlasweJen 15th Apr 18, 4:06 PM
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    I agree glass does not scratch as easily and the optics are marginally sharper

    but...

    wouldn't want to be in car accident wearing glass specs or fall over wearing glass specs etc.
    Originally posted by kirtondm
    Yeah, I've been in the room when ophthalmologists were picking optical glass out of a mans eyes after a car accident, the best optics in the world wouldn't convince me to buy glass lenses for myself again.
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    • ratrace
    • By ratrace 2nd May 18, 4:44 PM
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    Update on the new specs

    Put them on this morning when i woke up (have taken a few days off work to try and get used to them) had them on for a few hours and have a headace/migrain not sure if this is normal

    the temptation to take them off is great but im going to persevere and hope they feel better as time goes on but the headace is really annoying and making me feel nauseous etc...

    cost me £220 for the lenses and £50 for the glasses so far so quite a hefty ammount, just thought id update you all
    People are caught up in an egotistic artificial rat race to display a false image to society. We want the biggest house, fanciest car, and we don't mind paying the sky high mortgage to put up that show. We sacrifice our biggest assets our health and time, We feel happy when we see people look up to us and see how successful we are”

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    • GlasweJen
    • By GlasweJen 3rd May 18, 9:03 PM
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    Update on the new specs

    Put them on this morning when i woke up (have taken a few days off work to try and get used to them) had them on for a few hours and have a headace/migrain not sure if this is normal

    the temptation to take them off is great but im going to persevere and hope they feel better as time goes on but the headace is really annoying and making me feel nauseous etc...

    cost me £220 for the lenses and £50 for the glasses so far so quite a hefty ammount, just thought id update you all
    Originally posted by ratrace
    All normal, you can take normal painkillers and they should help. In this instance it's the design of the lens that's causing the issue and you're training your brain to get used to the optics. It will hopefully get better but like I said it's only going to improve if you pretend that your new glasses are the only glasses in the world. It should get easier every day.
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    • Browntoa
    • By Browntoa 3rd May 18, 9:12 PM
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    I've just recently found out a high street opticians had messed up the figures on an identical 2nd pair of glasses. 2nd pair were blurry and original were not , one reading on one lense was 30 instead of 35
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    • GlasweJen
    • By GlasweJen 4th May 18, 6:37 PM
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    I've just recently found out a high street opticians had messed up the figures on an identical 2nd pair of glasses. 2nd pair were blurry and original were not , one reading on one lense was 30 instead of 35
    Originally posted by Browntoa
    In this instance the OP has opted for a new design of lens for cosmetic reasons and won't get anywhere without a bit of perseverance. He has been advised to have the glasses checked first before going ahead with his week of steaming ahead with wearing the new lens design. Obviously if you are not trying a new lens design and your glasses don't seem right always take them back and have them checked.
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    • ratrace
    • By ratrace 17th May 18, 5:06 PM
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    So its been a while since i have had them but still no better



    everything still seems off and uncomfortable not sure what to do from here, do i get new lenses put in and try them and see what happens or shall i go for a much more smaller frame and and then thinner lenses etc...



    getting fed up now ive spent loads of money and still not right
    People are caught up in an egotistic artificial rat race to display a false image to society. We want the biggest house, fanciest car, and we don't mind paying the sky high mortgage to put up that show. We sacrifice our biggest assets our health and time, We feel happy when we see people look up to us and see how successful we are”

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    • LadyDee
    • By LadyDee 17th May 18, 5:21 PM
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    I recently had new varifocals - been wearing varifocals since they first came out. However, my new pair just didn't feel right so I went back to the optician who explained that the new method of cutting the lenses were causing them to be wrongly shaped for the prescription. He replaced them with the same prescription but new lenses re-cut using the 'old' method (whatever that was) resulted in perfect specs.
    • GlasweJen
    • By GlasweJen 18th May 18, 10:21 PM
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    So its been a while since i have had them but still no better



    everything still seems off and uncomfortable not sure what to do from here, do i get new lenses put in and try them and see what happens or shall i go for a much more smaller frame and and then thinner lenses etc...



    getting fed up now ive spent loads of money and still not right
    Originally posted by ratrace
    Double aspherics are either tolerated or they're not, you're better going back to your old lens design even if it's in a higher index (although in your prescription higher isn't always better). Seiko used to do a nice lens for high pluses but I have no idea if they're still in business.
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    • halogen
    • By halogen 22nd May 18, 4:33 PM
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    do you know any places that make custom contact lenses to order i went on google but no one seems to do them and if the do the only supply the shops
    Originally posted by ratrace
    Does anyone have an answer for this bit? I'm fortunate that I get them from the NHS but I'm always losing them and having to wait weeks for a replacement.
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