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#41 BUFFALOBART

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Posted 10 February 2017 - 10:00 AM

I had the Lasix almost 17 years ago i think it is now...all been good!

Almost 17 years for me as well, but my vision is now starting to shift. (I'm 63) My uncorrected vision was 20/100, and corrected to 20/15


So I'm just going to go try some on and pick a pair I think is right for me. If that doesn't work I'll go to the eye dr and get a proscription 

 

That's all 

Go to a dollar store,and try different power lenses. Pay attention to the differences in each eye. Buy the appropriate power MATCHING frames for the left, and right eyes, and pop out, and reinstall  the lenses that will give you a match for both eyes.

Repeat as nec...

The dollar store glasses are nearly the same quality as the frames you'll pay 18 bucks for @ Rite-Aid..


Edited by BUFFALOBART, 10 February 2017 - 09:55 AM.


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Posted 10 February 2017 - 10:03 AM

I can see like my 8 year old self again. It's magical.

Lasik really was a miracle for me. 20/750ish before surgery. 30 minutes later I had better than 20/20 in both eyes. My sight is better now than any time before surgery, but not as good as immediately after .

That's great! 


Almost 17 years for me as well, but my vision is now starting to shift. (I'm 63) My uncorrected vision was 20/100, and corrected to 20/15


Go to a dollar store,and try different power lenses. Pay attention to the differences in each eye. Buy the appropriate power MATCHING frames for the left, and right eyes, and pop out, and reinstall  the lenses that will give you a match for both eyes.

Repeat as nec...

The dollar store glasses are nearly the same quality as the frames you'll pay 18 bucks for @ Rite-Aid..

Later on I actually was at the a dollar store and sure enough they were about 1/3 of the price. As someone has said in this thread, they own a whole bunch of pairs, and I'll do the same because I know I'll lose them 



#43 Benjamin Franklin

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Posted 12 February 2017 - 06:42 AM

Where is SDS? Red meat here.

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Posted 12 February 2017 - 07:05 AM

 
I just have multiple pairs of glasses.  One pair for general use, one for computer work, one for reading.  Moving my head is too much effort.
 
(Actually, I found that trifocals drastically impacted my reading speed, and gave me a stiff neck at the computer.  Dedicated glasses are better in each case.)


Old nerd.

#45 Cripple Creek

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Posted 12 February 2017 - 09:01 AM

 

I'm 46.  Up until 44, my eyesight was freakishly perfect.  Once the decline started, it went downhill fast.  Luckily, it's limited to reading.

Your mother was right.


 

Yes and often credit cards are not designed for those with low vision in mind.  I have a card taped to monitor at home with large print when I need to enter credit card info.

I lost your address, can you send it my way again?



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Posted 12 February 2017 - 05:05 PM

I went just about a year ago and got an eye exam done. The Dr said I'm not so bad as to need a prescription lens, but if I wanted one I could. Otherwise they suggested I just buy some readers, between the 125-175 levels. That's what I did for now.

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Posted 12 February 2017 - 05:10 PM

So I'm just going to go try some on and pick a pair I think is right for me. If that doesn't work I'll go to the eye dr and get a proscription 

 

That's all 

 

Do what I do. Stop at the Dollar tree and buy a dozen. 



#48 mead107

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Posted 12 February 2017 - 05:52 PM

I need my eyes checked.

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Posted 12 February 2017 - 06:37 PM

Do what I do. Stop at the Dollar tree and buy a dozen.


No kidding, and stash them everywhere you think you might go!

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Posted 12 February 2017 - 06:45 PM

i cab read jusr fine, i do no7 think i nerd glasses.  i can see the screem just finr



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Posted 12 February 2017 - 08:15 PM

Do what I do. Stop at the Dollar tree and buy a dozen.

No kidding, and stash them everywhere you think you might go!


That's what I did. Got three pairs, in my three most used areas.

#52 PromoTheRobot

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Posted 13 February 2017 - 01:23 AM

That's what I did. Got three pairs, in my three most used areas.


I have reading glasses every few feet in my house, including the bathrooms.

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Posted 13 February 2017 - 01:41 AM

I have reading glasses every few feet in my house, including the bathrooms.


Wow! LoL...

#54 Johnny Hammersticks

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Posted 13 February 2017 - 09:15 AM

I have reading glasses every few feet in my house, including the bathrooms.


What do you need to see so we'll in the bathroom? Admire your "work" in the bowl after a good BM?

#55 Limeaid

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Posted 13 February 2017 - 06:40 PM

I lost your address, can you send it my way again?

 

It must have been intercepted; check at your prison post office,



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Posted 16 February 2017 - 09:12 AM

I have reading glasses every few feet in my house, including the bathrooms.

Great idea! Bought a million pair of sunglasses for same reason, now it will be readers 


What do you need to see so we'll in the bathroom? Admire your "work" in the bowl after a good BM?

:lol:



#57 PromoTheRobot

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Posted 16 February 2017 - 09:31 AM

What do you need to see so we'll in the bathroom? Admire your "work" in the bowl after a good BM?

Do you not read while waiting for a deuce to drop? Where do you think I catch up on TBD? I'm on the throne while I writing this!

And I don't glasses to admire my work. That's what the ruler is for. :w00t:

Edited by PromoTheRobot, 16 February 2017 - 09:34 AM.


#58 mead107

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Posted 16 February 2017 - 09:38 AM

I wondered what the smell was ?

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Posted 16 February 2017 - 11:02 AM

Do you not read while waiting for a deuce to drop? Where do you think I catch up on TBD? I'm on the throne while I writing this!

And I don't glasses to admire my work. That's what the ruler is for. :w00t:


Ha! Okay, you make a good point. I usually snap a photo with my phone and send it to my wife. She loves that.

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Posted 16 February 2017 - 11:37 AM

I'm actually going to spring for a pair of these:
 
https://www.readers....d-bi-focal.html
 
Putting them on/taking them off 10K times a day gets old.  Top half is clear; bottom half are readers.


I read your post and bought a pair (black frames). Got them yesterday and so far, so good.