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I am 67 years old and I am going for a medical next week which includes an eye test. I have glasses for driving and have left them in China. I am afraid I might fail this part of the medical. Should I buy another pair?
For the last two years my eye test has shown developing cataracts, yesterday they had disappear! Is this possible?. I am 75 years old.
I have severe pain in my left eye. It started last Thurs 16th May 2013 in the morning.
My eyesight is 5/6 in my left and 6/60 in my right, with glasses my left eye is 5/6 and my right eye is 6/36. I have an astigmatism, but that hasn’t caused my bad eye, It’s is due to a lazy eye I think. I’ve always wanted to be in the army or police firearms, would there be any solution maybe laser when I am older?
My son is long sighted and his prescription is 7.5 he wears daily contact lenses, but they are not strong enough. Do they make them with a higher prescription?
I recently visited the opticians because I was using a nasal spray and I started to get pressure behind my eyes so I stopped using it, but noticed that a part of my eye was blurred, right at the line of focus. I have noticed that when I blink quickly that there is a bubble shape with a smaller bubble shape attached if that makes sense.
I wear spectacles, in my left eye I have 6/5 and in my right I have around 6/24 or 6/36 vision. Could I get in the British army?
I have retinoschisis and if I change to Specsavers will there be an Optician qualified to test my eyes. Will the Optician be able to request my notes from my current Optician? I would like to change to Specsavers as it is closer for me to visit.
I got my eyes tested from Specsavers and got to know that my power has
been increased from -4 to -5 (sph) and an increase of 0.75 ( cyl). I had
a doubt so I got retested from Tesco. There my prescription was
same as old, no change. Now I am confused between the two different prescriptions?
Since the past few weeks in the morning when I open my eyes I see things like I would when I have my eyes checked and when the optometrist shines a torch and in my eye. These things look like tree branches/cobwebs. Only lasts about three seconds. Is it normal? I had my eyes tested two weeks ago which came out healthy.