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Glasses - January 29th 2018, 12:43 PM

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I got new glasses like december 30, 2017. It was supposed to be a new, stronger prescription. But the new ones don't feel any different from the old. Usually it takes a day or two for me to adjust to the new ones and then the old ones feel off. From the moment I put them on, the new ones didn't feel any different and I've been wearing the new ones until yesterday and the old pair is the same as the new. Also, the new pair keeps being too loose and sliding down or falling off which is why i got fed up and switched back to the old pair. Is there anything I can do? Cause I'm still having trouble reading things far away like the board in class. Could the eye doctor have gotten things mixed up when he printed the prescription and printed the old one instead of the new? how would i know?


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Re: Glasses - January 29th 2018, 02:37 PM

You should call the eye doctor. I know that they can tighten the glasses to make them fit better. They are supposed to bring you in for a fitting when the glasses come in. Part of the reason they do this is to make sure the prescription is working and to make sure that the glasses fit perfectly. I know there have been times when I have had to have glasses tightened a lot more than other times.

If you only just got the glasses and the prescription is not working and they are too loose the eye doctor should be willing to work with you in regards to getting it taken care of.

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Re: Glasses - January 29th 2018, 06:37 PM

It could be possible that the eye doctor has given you the previous strength lenses by accident. Even if he hasn't, it sounds like they could do with adjusting if they are slipping off. Best thing to do would be to go back and explain the situation with the eye doctor


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Re: Glasses - January 29th 2018, 08:59 PM

Your eye doctor can deal with this. Once my new glasses were too strong because my vision changed between him writing the prescription and me getting the glasses. I went back in and they gave me a new prescription. If they're sliding down your face, you can go to the place you got them and they'll adjust them for you, a lot of times for free.


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Re: Glasses - January 29th 2018, 11:08 PM

Hey,
So the people you get your glasses from will be able to help you out. Also I know if my prescription changes like from 10.0 to 10.5 I don't see much of a difference. I would look at the prescription that they Dr. gave you this time and the one they gave you last time and see if they are the same or different.

Also go into the place and tell them that the glasses do not fit your properly and they will fix them for you.

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Re: Glasses - January 30th 2018, 02:38 AM

Part of the problem might be that they're sliding. I don't know if this is the case for you, but I have mild astigmatism just in my left eye and I'm nearsighted in general. When I got a new pair of glasses, they were positioned slightly off so I still had a hard time seeing, especially out of the left eye. Before I decided to go see the eye doctor I went to the place I got my glasses and they adjusted them and it helped a lot. Perhaps part of your problem is they're not sitting on your face 100% correctly?

If adjusting doesn't help or you don't think that's the problem I'd call the eye doctor and ask them about it. As I'm sure you know it can be super hard to see when your prescription isn't right and it can lead to eyestrain or headaches and you don't deserve that. Your eye doctor should be able to work with you to fix the issue.


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Re: Glasses - January 30th 2018, 02:51 AM

Thank you for all the replies. One problem is that my eye doctor is back home in Pennsylvania. I'm at college in Michigan.
My mom's going to go talk to tomorrow and see if there's a possibility of a mix up.


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Re: Glasses - February 7th 2018, 10:57 AM

Once I have experienced the same problem. I consulted the doctor again and he gave me a new prescription.
   
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