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i was prescribed glasses for the first time in my life. i chose what i believed to be the best, ***** ***** they are progressive lens. i have had these for 4 months, i still cant get use to them. i get dizzy, headaches , my eyes dont seem to adjust fast enough and get blurry. i mention i have had a stroke, and also have diabetes. are these the best type lenses for me to have or the regular bi focals.
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Dr. Rick :

"Best" when it comes to the different types of glasses is really a relative term. While it is true that modern "no line" or Progressive bifocals strive you give you clear vision a many different distances (focal lengths) they, as you have discovered, don't work for everyone.

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With your history of stroke and diabetes as well as the fact that you are still having dizziness and headaches after 4 months probably means that these type of glasses will not work for you.

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I agree with you. I think you will do best with everyday bifocals or, perhaps, even trifocals.

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Does this make sense to you?

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