Deciding whether I can get used to progressive lens eyeglasses
I am going to the eye doctor tomorrow and have to make the difficult choice of whether to try progressive lens glasses again or juggle distance and reading glasses . I have severe astigmatisms in both eyes and that is the biggest issue. When they put astigmatism correction in, I feel like I am in a fun house. I can't even walk straight.
I don't wear glasses even though I should. I see OK without them even with some serious issues I have recently had with one eye. But I need to get on the ball and wear the glasses to relieve my eye strain. I have progressives here - I can look down and read, in the middle for things that are midway away like the computer or TV, and up further for distance. I cannot find the middle anywhere and don't even think I need it. I look through the reading part when I am on the computer al though I should be using the middle part.
I am thinking of going with bifocals. That sounds so old but there are no lines or anything. I would have distance and then a bit of lens for reading. I don't think the middle is necessary. I watch TV through the distance part if I wear my glasses.
The question is, can I EVER get used to the astigmatism correction. I tried. I really have. But yikes. I feel queasy trying to walk or turning my head. I know my brain would get used to the glasses if I wore them all the time but I simply don't. Contacts are now out due to an eye issue I had in January of last year so I have to decide FAST what to do. My eye doctor is great and will do whatever I want but that doesn't help me when I don't know what I want!
Do any of you have progressive lens eyeglasses and are you used to them? My husband has them and he is totally used to his. But his atignmatism is very little. Mine is a LOT.
We'll what happens tomorrow. It's always a challenge with me. Nothing is easy when it comes to...well...anything medical with me. It's always complicated.
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