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27 December 2011 @ 12:23 pm
Eyes Still Work  
Went to the eye doctor this morning - it's been about 8 years since my last visit - since I have vision insurance now, there's really no excuse not to go, other than me being me. All checks out, do need stronger reading glasses, which I knew I'd need. After discussing my options, we settled on a computer specific type. It's a progressive lens, but just for reading, so I can switch back and forth between the handwritten pages next to me and the computer screen the info's going to. I'll just leave those ones at work, and get a stronger set of just book reading glasses for home. I get a pair of glasses a year with the insurance, so in the new year, I'll get those.
 
 
 
pat: holiday after dinnerpat_t on December 27th, 2011 03:25 pm (UTC)
Sounds good. I've got to get back to the eye doctor this next year too.
Black_Raven135black_raven135 on December 27th, 2011 03:29 pm (UTC)

Have you computer glasses?
I could not use my computer without them.
I wear corrective for distance and close up but I do NOT want tri-focals so I can see my computer screen better.
I have had little change in the last few years......
I have to go annually because I have retina problem, have had
two tears, and optic nerve damage from my brain tumor...not sure if the tumor caused it or the surgeries.

I have astigmatism so cannot use the drugstore glasses as others do.
She went that-a-way...: amused methosjinxed_wood on December 27th, 2011 04:28 pm (UTC)
I'm short sighted with an astigmatism, but I don't need reading glasses yet - only a matter of time, though, as both my parents need them.

[Imagines trying to paint/draw with bifocals]

Oh yeah, fun times ahead:-P