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Why You Should Not Wear The Wrong Glasses

As someone who wears glasses, you know how important it is to have the right prescription. Without the right lenses, your vision can suffer, leading to headaches, eye strain, and other uncomfortable symptoms. However, wearing the wrong glasses can be more than just a nuisance – it can actually be dangerous. Here are some of the risks associated with wearing the wrong glasses, and how Peermed Optom can help.

Increased Risk of Accidents Wearing glasses that are too weak or too strong can impact your depth perception, making it harder to judge distances. This can be especially dangerous when driving or participating in other activities that require accurate spatial awareness. If you notice that you are having difficulty judging distances or have experienced an increase in accidents, it may be time for a new prescription.

Eye Strain and Fatigue Wearing glasses that are not suited to your eyes can cause a range of uncomfortable symptoms, including eye strain, fatigue, headaches, and neck pain. This can make it harder to focus on tasks, leading to decreased productivity and increased frustration. If you find yourself experiencing these symptoms regularly, it’s worth getting your eyes checked.

Increased Risk of Eye Infections Wearing glasses that don’t fit properly can increase the risk of eye infections, as they can rub against the eyelids and cause irritation. This can be especially true for contact lenses, which require a specific fit to prevent bacteria from entering the eye. If you’re experiencing redness, itching, or other signs of eye irritation, it’s essential to get your glasses checked out.

How Peermed Optom Can Help At Peermed Optom, our experienced optometrists can help you get the right prescription for your eyes, ensuring that your glasses fit properly and provide maximum visual acuity. We use state-of-the-art equipment to perform comprehensive eye exams, including tests for color blindness, depth perception, and eye muscle coordination. Our optometrists can also provide advice on the best lenses for your lifestyle, including anti-glare coatings and blue light filters.

In addition to our eye exams, Peermed Optom offers a range of other services, including fittings for contact lenses and advice on eye health and nutrition. We also stock a wide range of frames from top brands, so you can find the perfect glasses to suit your style and budget.

Don’t take chances with your vision – if you’re experiencing discomfort or think you may be wearing the wrong glasses, book an appointment with Peermed Optom today. Our experienced optometrists will give you the advice and care you need to keep your eyes healthy and your vision clear.