@yakkoTDI had them for 30 ish years. Finally got a trained professional to assault my traitorous eyes with lasers. No regrets. I can see clear in my peripherals, I don’t have random glares, and my vision doesn’t fog up when wearing a mask or working out or just coming inside on a colder day. And I don’t have to deal with poking my eye for contacts.
@simplersimon@yakkoTDI I had thought about doing that but then I asked the husband of a friend of mine who did lasik eye surgery why he didn’t do his because he is so very near sighted. He said he wasn’t going to do his because he wanted to be able to see close up without glasses when he was 70. He said it was far easier to take your glasses off to read even if you had some level of bifocal/progressive lens in your glasses because the area of clear vision with those wasn’t very wide. Just taking your glasses off to see close up or read was far better. Sounded like a plan to me watching my mom misplace her reading glasses all the time so I didn’t get it done.
@Kidsandliz@yakkoTDI From what I know of eyes, that sounds iffy, but either way, I think a little more effort to read late in life is worth avoiding all the other issues of glasses for the next couple of decades.
@simplersimon@yakkoTDI Of course you could have 3 or 4 decades where you need reading glasses to see your phone, books, lots of other stuff too. I do know some people who only corrected one eye and have learned to switch which eye is “used” to when doing things. That sounds dicey to me since that would affect 3D vision. I decided to do nothing and so as not to need to put glasses on to do anything close until well after one usually needs “reading” glasses. Right now, as someone mentioned, that makes masks a pain.
I do know some people who only corrected one eye and have learned to switch which eye is “used” to when doing things
Count me in that group, and I LOVE it.
I have noticed absolutely NO problem with my 3D vision (I assume you mean depth of field…)
So far so good. About the only issue I have is reading Doonesbury in my Sunday paper because they print that comic (of all things) in a small space and due to the size of the print I have to be in pretty good light to read it easily. Normally I can read most anything my wife (or anyone else I know) can read with glasses.
I like the nerdy look. Being born blonde has its drawbacks. No really, I’ll take any pair. One eye sees super well up to 8 inches away and nothing else clearly, the other sees nothing clearly. And the muscles are worn out so I have to have prisms to keep my eyes looking at the same thing so. Yes please, all glasses are fine. Especially filled with vodka.
@tweezak I’ve only needed reading glasses for the last 5-6 years, so I never developed “glasses habits”. I am constantly taking them off and putting them down somewhere and then having to look for them later. Or forgetting to take them with me and then needing to read some fine print. PITA!
@macromeh Check out those folding readers. They collapse all the way down to a little box that is about the size of a car key fob. Unless you wear skinny jeans they’ll fit just fine in your front pocket.
I like my sunglasses like I like my women: Cheap and sitting on my face at night. 2 song references and a dirty innuendo in the same sentence and It’s not even 8am? I’m gonna put on my frames that play music and go back to bed.