I Notice My Vision Getting Worse

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    Glasses Not Strong Enough

    I've worn glasses for ages but over the past few years my near vision has become so bad that glasses often don't help much. Just recently my near vision was classified as "low". I have been using vision aids to magnify close work and have just started using a telemicroscope.
    shell02 shell02
    Jul 7, 2012

    Eye Exam

    At my last eye exam I was told to take off my glasses and was told to repeat the smallest line on the chart that I could read. All I could say was "E' . I could only see the Big E on top and even that was a little blurry! Now that's bad! Didn't realize how blind I had become.
    howsab howsab
    31-35, F
    1 Response Aug 4, 2011

    All I Have to Say Is...

    What the hell, eyeballs? You used to be 20/20 and now look at you! Fine things you are! Bah! 
    kleisse kleisse
    22-25, F
    Oct 12, 2008

    I couldn't see clearly

    and I was getting headaches. I went to the eye clinic. I have to wear this now.
    4everbored 4everbored
    18-21, M
    1 Response Aug 17, 2014

    I Waited Until It Was Almost Too Late

    The year I turned forty I noticed that my vision was changing. I figured that I just needed new glasses but kept putting off going to the optician. There was always something more important to take care of and I thought that I'd eventually get around to it. You know when you...
    jojewel jojewel
    56-60, F
    1 Response Apr 22, 2010

    I Am Taking Eye Exams Far Too Often.

    As an Optometry student I have the opportunity to be examed as much as I want to, in addition, as the professors say, I have an interesting case.I am nearsighted with astigmatism and have a lower prescription for reading (which medically I am not required, yet they really help...
    KathyN89 KathyN89
    22-25, F
    Jan 3, 2012
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