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How should a new pair of eyeglasses feel when I put them on?

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Your new eyeglasses should feel almost as if you aren't wearing them. They shouldn't rub against your ears or nose, fall off easily, or just not feel right. Give yourself enough time to get used to them. If problems don’t go away, tell your eye doctor.

From: Eyeglasses That Do the Job WebMD Medical Reference

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American Academy of Ophthalmology: "Correcting Your Vision With Glasses and Contacts," "When to See an Eye M.D.," "Introduction to Eyeglasses: Lens Design," "Introduction to Eyeglasses: Lens Enhancements," "Introduction to Eyeglasses: Frames," "Play Sports Safely -- Use Eye Protection," "Eye Injury Prevention."

American Optometric Association: "Criteria for Determining Whether the Need for Eyeglasses or Other Treatment Is Related to Computer Use," "Care of the Patient With Presbyopia," “Recommended Eye Examination Frequency for Pediatric Patients and Adults.”

AllAboutVision.com: "Specialty Eyewear: Glasses for All Seasons, for All Reasons."

The New York Times: "Need Reading Glasses? Welcome to Middle Age."

HealthyVision2010.org: "Eye Safety at Work Is Everyone's Business."

Reviewed by Alan Kozarsky on December 25, 2018

SOURCES:

American Academy of Ophthalmology: "Correcting Your Vision With Glasses and Contacts," "When to See an Eye M.D.," "Introduction to Eyeglasses: Lens Design," "Introduction to Eyeglasses: Lens Enhancements," "Introduction to Eyeglasses: Frames," "Play Sports Safely -- Use Eye Protection," "Eye Injury Prevention."

American Optometric Association: "Criteria for Determining Whether the Need for Eyeglasses or Other Treatment Is Related to Computer Use," "Care of the Patient With Presbyopia," “Recommended Eye Examination Frequency for Pediatric Patients and Adults.”

AllAboutVision.com: "Specialty Eyewear: Glasses for All Seasons, for All Reasons."

The New York Times: "Need Reading Glasses? Welcome to Middle Age."

HealthyVision2010.org: "Eye Safety at Work Is Everyone's Business."

Reviewed by Alan Kozarsky on December 25, 2018

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