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    Thanks for the info on the other sections. I love...

    Thanks for the info on the other sections. I love it here. I am going over to those sections now. I will see what answers I can come up with.
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    No, not recently. I need to. My insurance is...

    No, not recently. I need to. My insurance is changing so I need to get that taken care of. It is really important for me to check everything checked out. Since I'm on the computer and read a lot,...
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    Well, my vision stays constant even when I blink....

    Well, my vision stays constant even when I blink. So it doesn't cause any discomfort or blurred vision. I do need to get my eyes checked. It's really kind of scary because every time I get my eyes...
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    Yes it is fine now. I applied the warm washcloth...

    Yes it is fine now. I applied the warm washcloth for about 10 minutes every 4 hours. So that would be about 10 times a day. I know it is really hard to do that if your outside the house. But I was...
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    Oh, Of course I will keep reading. I Love this...

    Oh, Of course I will keep reading. I Love this forum. It has a lot of useful and interesting information. Taking care of your eyes is one of the most important things we can all do. I want to keep my...
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    Yeah, it really is annoying. If I didn't have the...

    Yeah, it really is annoying. If I didn't have the dark circles under my eyes, I think I would a lot more confident without makeup.
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    I have the same thing with the dark circles. My...

    I have the same thing with the dark circles. My brother and I both have them. It's really weird. Nothing I have tried has gotten rid of them, or even lessened its appearance. I guess I'll just have...
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    Wow, thank you for that info. I kept putting a...

    Wow, thank you for that info. I kept putting a washcloth soaked in warm water on it every 4 hours or so and it finally broke. I know, EEEWWWW:eek: sounds really gross, but after that it healed very...
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    Yeah, I think I'm staying home too!!! :eek:

    Yeah, I think I'm staying home too!!! :eek:
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    I have used the contact solution Blink, for...

    I have used the contact solution Blink, for moistening my eyes. Also othere types that I can't remember the names of. They are specifically for contact wearers.
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    The thing about my contacts is that I don't see...

    The thing about my contacts is that I don't see 20/20 with them. I can get perfect vision with hard contact lenses, but not with the soft lenses. So the correction isn't perfect. The eye doctor said...
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    Wow, thanks for the illustration, that explains a...

    Wow, thanks for the illustration, that explains a lot. But no I don't wear toric. So is it really bad for the lens to move around on the eye? When I blink, it does move around a bit.
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    Exactly, LOL. It's not you could just blink and...

    Exactly, LOL. It's not you could just blink and hope for it to go away.
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    Yea, usually by my bed but my eyesight is so bad,...

    Yea, usually by my bed but my eyesight is so bad, I have to reach and feel for them. So I can't even walk around without them. My eyesight is so bad, all I can see is really hazy colors.
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    Oh, that is good, but still I still wouldn't know...

    Oh, that is good, but still I still wouldn't know what they are doing, since it's on the eye. I probably would ask if they could put me to sleep.
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    It especially scary when you can't find any...

    It especially scary when you can't find any iformation on it, I have tried also and I didn't seem to be to successful.
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    I hate to say this but what exactly is toric...

    I hate to say this but what exactly is toric contacts?? I should know this I guess... :confused:
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    VISION LOSS, OH NO!! That right there is a major...

    VISION LOSS, OH NO!! That right there is a major thing. I definetely don't want that, that would be hard to make a decision with that kind of risk!!:eek:
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    Yeah, your right, I would hate to just dismiss...

    Yeah, your right, I would hate to just dismiss the whole idea of lasik, because it is so tempting. To be able to get up in the morning and not search for my glasses would be awesome. I just might...
  20. I was talking with my boyfriend about lasik...

    I was talking with my boyfriend about lasik surgery just the other day and he said that his friend had done that, just one eye and thank goodness he did because he didn't get the results he wanted so...
  21. Thread: Does age matter?

    by dboo
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    Catt, I don't think that is old at all, and I...

    Catt, I don't think that is old at all, and I plan on wearing my contacts until I just can't keep them in my eyes. I think as long as you keep your prescription right and take good care of the...
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    Yes, LOL, I guess you could say that. I don't...

    Yes, LOL, I guess you could say that. I don't even think about it when I put them in, I've been wearing them so long, it's second nature. :)
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    What I usually do is in the evening before bed,...

    What I usually do is in the evening before bed, like a hour or more before I actually go to sleep, I take out my contacts and put glasses on. This gives my eyes a break. It does seem to help.
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    I usually give myself a break from the computer...

    I usually give myself a break from the computer or reading every 1 to 2 hours. And rest my eyes, but when I really notice the strain is when I'm tired and I still force myself to work on the computer...
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    Eye strain and styes?

    I knew this was going to happen, I got a stye on my eye. It started 4 days ago and now my eye is puffy, red, and sore. I have been really tired lately and I still sit at my computer and work. Is eye...
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    My eyesight is constantly getting worse, I have...

    My eyesight is constantly getting worse, I have had glasses since I was in 4th grade. And I have an astigmatism. My eye doctor said that my cornea of the eyes were shaped like a football. I had worn...
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    That is a very good question. Since it is on the...

    That is a very good question. Since it is on the outside of the lens, then it wouldn't be too difficult to have them removed then. Do they put you under when they do surgery to remove cataracts?
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    Oh Wow, I have heard of this before, and it seems...

    Oh Wow, I have heard of this before, and it seems really scary. I don't think that I would try to attempt that, I would just get lenses to change my eye color. :confused:
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    I have a question with reason number 3. Isn't...

    I have a question with reason number 3.

    Isn't there a lot of people who take perscription drugs? Even though it may not be a lot, but I don't think there are too many people out there who don't...
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    My sister-in-law had it done a few years ago and...

    My sister-in-law had it done a few years ago and said she liked the results. The only thing about it with her is that she says she can't really drive at night because she gets the vision of the...
  31. That is really good advice about having both eyes...

    That is really good advice about having both eyes done at the same time. For me, I would probably just have the one eye done and see how it goes then get the other one done next.
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    yes, my eye is fine now. What my eye doctor told...

    yes, my eye is fine now. What my eye doctor told me is that the main thing to remember is if you think you injured your eye at all, even if it doesn't cause that much pain, to go see your doctor...
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    glasses seem to be more comfortable for my eyes...

    glasses seem to be more comfortable for my eyes later in the day especially after I've been working on the computer all day or reading. But in the morning when I wake up I put my glasses on and then...
  34. It does help, thank you very much. It clears it...

    It does help, thank you very much. It clears it up a lot. Thank you.
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    Yeah, I'm about due to go get my eyes tested...

    Yeah, I'm about due to go get my eyes tested again and maybe I'll ask to try a different brand of contacts. There are so many out there, just thinking of switching is making me anxious...lol
  36. The way they told me to check, is when it's...

    The way they told me to check, is when it's inside out is when it looks like a shallow bowl. It's right if it looks like a deeper bowl. If you have problems just turn it both ways and look at them,...
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    That is good to know, I feel a lot better about...

    That is good to know, I feel a lot better about it now. I will do some research on the solution and whatever I find out, I'll post back. I don't like the idea of something bad for the contacts out...
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    I did scratch my eye once, but it wasn't because...

    I did scratch my eye once, but it wasn't because of the contact, I accidentally did it with my fingernail, don't ask?? LOL. I made an appointment with my eye doctor and he recommended not to wear my...
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    No, never. My eye doctor has always told me to...

    No, never. My eye doctor has always told me to try myself, because if I couldn't do it myself, I wouldn't be able to wear them. I do admit the first time that I inserted my contacts, I was a little...
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    I didn't hear anything about any recall about...

    I didn't hear anything about any recall about solution or contacts. This is scary if it is true.
  41. I really don't understan how the multifocual...

    I really don't understan how the multifocual contacts work. How exactly can you see far and near with contacts. Just wondering if someone could clear this up for me.
  42. Also another tip after cleaning the lens case, I...

    Also another tip after cleaning the lens case, I usually turn the case upside down on a clean cloth or paper towel to let air dry. Be really careful that it is up a little higher than you bathroom...
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    Sometimes I do skip a day or two or sometimes...

    Sometimes I do skip a day or two or sometimes more. I try to throw them after 30 days but sometimes I go longer. I throw them out and use a fresh pair even though they could wear them longer, I know...
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    Sticky: Hi Nynskie, welcome to the forum. I want a pair...

    Hi Nynskie, welcome to the forum. I want a pair of colored contacts and found this forum to be very helpful.
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    Eye Strain With Contacts?

    How common is it that eye strain is caused by contacts? I thought when I needed new prescriptions for my contacts, that not having the right ones, would cause my eyes to strain. But even when I do...
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    I noticed that it has happened to me also. But...

    I noticed that it has happened to me also. But the difference between you and me is that it only happens few of the times. Not all the time. Hmmm, did you ask your eye doctor? I haven't asked my...
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    For one thing you can't wear the fashionable...

    For one thing you can't wear the fashionable sunglasses that are available because your of the glasses you already wear. Sure you can get a prescription for a pair of sunglasses, but it usually costs...
  48. The way i can tell if the contact is inside out...

    The way i can tell if the contact is inside out is if it looks like a shallow bowl it's wrong. But if it looks more like a deeper bowl, then that is the right side.
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    You have to give your eyes a rest sometimes. I...

    You have to give your eyes a rest sometimes. I couldn't do that even if I really wanted to. I can't sleep with my contacts in because I like to rub my eyes when I wake up. One time I forgot I had my...
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    I used to wear gas permable hard contacts. I wore...

    I used to wear gas permable hard contacts. I wore them for over 6 years and then switched to soft contacts. But when my eyes get red, I try to put the visine in my eyes and wait at least 30 minutes...
  51. Thread: Does age matter?

    by dboo
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    That is a really good question. I wear glasses...

    That is a really good question. I wear glasses and contacts. I only wear my glasses when I first get up in the morning, and when at night after I take my contacts out for the day. Usually before I...
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    Wow, I didn't know that either. Lasik meaning...

    Wow, I didn't know that either. Lasik meaning Laser surgery on the eye. I want to get that done, but i heard that people who have gotten it done can't drive at night because the light from the...
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    I not a doctor but I wanted to say that might be...

    I not a doctor but I wanted to say that might be a problem. I find that when I wear my contacts in the shower, that when i get out, I need to take them out and rinse it with contact solution and put...
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    Just a slight differnce in the way they fit is a...

    Just a slight differnce in the way they fit is a huge difference. I have been wearing contacts since like 5th grade and had pretty much everything happen with the contacts. If they don't fit right, ...
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    One time I accidentally put the wrong side of my...

    One time I accidentally put the wrong side of my contact in the case. Which i think I did. That was the problem. My eyes are different and when I put the contacts in and then switched them, I still...
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    Sticky: I think the Freshlook looks a lot better. But...

    I think the Freshlook looks a lot better. But they both look good. Now I wan't to get some with green. My eyes are naturally hazel. HHHmmmmm!
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    I think it's a beautiful color. I have naturally...

    I think it's a beautiful color. I have naturally hazel eyes. Would getting a pair that is colored green make it look better, or just darken the color. What do you think?
  58. I had that same question. And I sometimes put my...

    I had that same question. And I sometimes put my case in pot of really hot water, not quite boiling, and let it soak for like a minute. To get rid of any bateria that might be lurking. It seems to do...
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    I wear Purevision also, and I find that i can...

    I wear Purevision also, and I find that i can make them last about 6 weeks before I toss them. Of course I take them out everynight and soak them. I just can't wear them 24/7.
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