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I Am Nearsighted

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    I am nearsighted and I'm wearing glasses for almost 8 years with a grade of -3.00 & -3.50. I really want to correct my eyesight in a natural way, no surgeries. I want to see...
    iamblue1234 iamblue1234 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 6

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    Damn Glasses - I can't see my feet without them... well let's say they are at least blurry... I envy those who get up in the morning and can see everything clearly... no hunting...
    simplyus simplyus 46-50, M 4 Responses Sep 26, 2008

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    Not Too Bad - I'm within the legal limit for driving but my optician has suggested that I get glasses so that it's easier for me to see things from a distance. It's annoying when I...
    vivalagloria vivalagloria 22-25, F Sep 30, 2008

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    Optic Illusion For Nearsighted People - See this photo of Albert Enstine? Now,  lean back a bit and look at this pic again without your glasses. Neat huh?
    NoOnespeical NoOnespeical 22-25, F 2 Responses May 2, 2012

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    Gods, 'tis Ridiculous. - I've had terrible eyesight for most of my life. Because I was homeschooled when I was younger and never had to worry about reading a board, I didn't...
    SheistheLorax SheistheLorax 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 5, 2008

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    Severly Nearsighted - I got my first glasses between 2nd & 3rd grade ( 7 years old). My dad decided to take me and my sister to an eye doctor. I was very nervous I knew I needed...
    sarasstories sarasstories 13-15, F Jul 12, 2012

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    I Like My Glasses - In grd10, two years ago, I started noticing that I had to move closer to the board to see better. It wasn't until the beginning of this year, however, that I...
    FeatherInTheWind FeatherInTheWind 22-25, F 5 Responses Dec 9, 2008

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    I am nearsighted & my vision without corrective lenses is really pretty bad. I'm not quite but just about, legally blind without them. I've been wearing glasses since the sixth...
    7t5HATgirl 7t5HATgirl 36-40, F 3 days ago

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    Since I Was 17. -                  Am nearsighted and have not had much change since I started...
    cjpsf5 cjpsf5 41-45, M 14 Responses Jul 16, 2009

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    Sure Am - If I didn't wear my glasses, I'd be a hazard to myself and others.  So, I need to wear them all the time, except during sleepy-time; sometimes I fall asleep...
    ClimbingMountOlympus ClimbingMountOlympus 31-35, M 1 Response Dec 13, 2008

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    Myopia - need wear glasses all the time for my -6.00 -6.75
    jenn112 jenn112 22-25 1 Response Apr 14, 2012

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    Started Out Far Sighted -  As a person ages, they get near sighted and now I lean in to read the computer screen, which is getting fuzzier as the years go by.
    dorobo dorobo 70+, M 2 Responses Dec 15, 2008

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    I Found Out - When I was 13.  They told me I also had an astigmatism, if that's spelled right.  Anyway they gave me bifocals (at 13 ha) and I cannot for the life of me...
    SmotherMe SmotherMe 26-30, F Nov 16, 2008

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    Am I Near Sighted? - Had an eye exam recently and when i picked up my glasses i noticed the distance vision was blurred. When i am not wearing them i can see the jet in the sky in...
    okwriting okwriting 41-45 1 Response Sep 23, 2011

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    Oh Yeah - Near in one eye, far in the other, oh yeah and astigmatism in both. Your wrong, it does happen. Eye doctors ask where I was treated and then rattle off a case number from...
    kryptonian kryptonian 31-35, M 2 Responses May 20, 2008

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    Me Too - I'm nearsighted and I've worn glasses since 4th grade.  When I turned 18 I bought my first set of contact lenses.  Have worn them ever since.
    ichooselife ichooselife 36-40, F 1 Response Jul 10, 2008

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    Since I Was A Kid. - I got m first pair of glasses when I was in fifth grade, they were those round Harry Potter-ish glasses which made my round face even rounder. Four years ago I...
    WanderingWiccan WanderingWiccan 18-21, F Feb 19, 2010

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    Without - Without wearing either glasses or contacts, the world beyond the edge of my nose is turned into a world of blurred colours.  I have extremely bad eyesight, which did...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Jan 1, 2009

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    Blind - Take away my glasses and I can't even tell you there ARE letters on the eye chart!  If you can't see the big E (in the US, at least) it means you're legally blind...so I...
    Plaid Plaid 31-35, F 2 Responses Aug 15, 2011

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    ... - Not much to say here. The group name says it all. I had to get glasses when I was ten, due to my propensity for reading by the light of the moon. When I was supposed to be...
    onceandfutureglow onceandfutureglow 31-35, F Oct 14, 2008

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    I Had A Physical The Other Day - And the freakin' lady, so short looked like she couldn't see over her bathroom counter, tells me, "Stand here and look at the eye chart and...
    filthydieseltech filthydieseltech 22-25, F 3 Responses Nov 6, 2009

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