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    Getting used to glasses.

    I've been putting it off for a couple of years now, but finally, after struggling to get my wife's earrings sorted a couple of weeks ago, I've finally succumbed and got glasses.

    Damn - takes a bit of getting used to, huh. How long does this feeling of disorientation last, exactly?
    The trouble with opportunity is it normally comes dressed up as work.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Dave A View Post
    Damn - takes a bit of getting used to, huh. How long does this feeling of disorientation last, exactly?
    Until you take them off?
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    Good one Duncan!

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    Oh you are too funny...

    Huh! That works! Not like a night on the town - that feeling tends to hang around long after the last drink.
    The trouble with opportunity is it normally comes dressed up as work.

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    I'm guessing that these are reading glasses, as your arms are no longer long enough?
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    They're multi-focals - supposed to put them on and forget them. The trouble is that there are different zones for different distances. So when you move your head, different levels move at different speeds. Most disconcerting.
    The trouble with opportunity is it normally comes dressed up as work.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Dave A View Post
    The trouble is that there are different zones for different distances. So when you move your head, different levels move at different speeds. Most disconcerting.
    The thought of it makes me dizzy. I'd be interested to know what other peoples experience is adjusting to that. I "fortunately" only have my short sightedness and contacts to deal with.
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    I got my first pair in grade 5! Can you imagine how much that broke my spirit back then?

    Anyway, to get to the point, my new glasses normally take up to 2 - 3 days, depending on the curve in the lenses, and the type of coatings. Contact lenses on the other hand can take up to 5 days, once you get used to actually putting them into your eyes

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    Yay! There's hope!

    Thanks SoftDux.
    The trouble with opportunity is it normally comes dressed up as work.

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