Question for all you four eyes....

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  1. Grampa Murked U
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    In my entire life i never needed glasses......till now.

    I'm on my second day wearing no line progressive bifocals. Curbs were a challenge on drinking days but now I'm misjudging them left and right sober. My eyes are sore a lot and i almost feel like getting a refund and just squinting when i read. I had some distance correction but not a lot. Things are much clearer when i look through the right part of the glasses but damn this sucks.

    How long should I expect to be this uncomfortable?
     
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    When I switched from single lens to bifocals, it took me about a week to get used to them. The hardest part was remembering not to tip my head down when reading.
     
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    Thanks rat.

    I've got 30 days before my return option is over so i will give it another week of so
     
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    Rat's right....it does take some time. When i went to bifocals it was a little wierd, but not that bad. The curbs looks closer than they are, and things would be a little wavy....but it really didn't bother me that much and before i knew it i was used to them...hang in there!
     
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    With no-lines, you have to point your nose where you want to focus.
    No more inconspicuously glancing at babes out the corner of your eyes. :D

    You'll get the hang of it. 30 days tops.
     
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    Keep that option in mind, though.

    I don't do a lot of back-and-forth focusing. I'm either doing regular stuff OR I'm reading and using the computer. So for me it made more sense to just go with two pairs of glasses.

    The hubs has had bifocals for three years and they still drive him nuts. He just can't get used to them. He's going with two pairs of glasses next trip to the optometrist.
     
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    I've heard about that same sort of thing from lots of folks that got progressive bifocals.
    I've never had glasses until early this year when I bought some readers from the drugstore. I swear, books are printed in a lot smaller font than when I was younger. :cool:
     
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    I got my glasses over two years ago. They take a short time to get used to them. Your eyes are just not used to having their vision corrected. :)
     
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    hehehe, just wait until you trip going UP the stairs......

    It usually settles down after about a week. I've been wearing glasses since I was in 2nd grade.
     
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    I'll give them another go this week. I took them off for the weekend. Thanks for the tips everyone
     

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