Fitness Minutes: (205,568) Posts: 11,283 6/21/12 12:44 A
yes. on and off as a kid. then once i turned 16 then i always had them. i have kept the same script the last few times.
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Posts: 3,257 6/20/12 9:02 P
Yes. From the age of Seven (7) with the exception of about 2 years in the 1980's. I'm now 69 years old. I've had them all shapes, sizes and colours.
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Posts: 6,870 6/20/12 6:43 A
Yes, for distance since the age of 12, then the past year it's been varifocals which are brilliant as I don't have to keep swapping them over...
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A long way to go but keep plodding along, day by day.
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Fitness Minutes: (5,838) Posts: 420 6/19/12 11:33 A
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Posts: 178 6/19/12 10:38 A
Yes, I wear hard bifocal contacts and reading glasses for up close, go figure!
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Fitness Minutes: (76) Posts: 1,958 6/18/12 10:42 P
Yes, since 7th grade. Tried contacts, but the longer I wore them the harder it was to make myself put them in every morning. Finally decided it wasn't worth it and went back to glasses.
Posts: 1,873 6/18/12 4:38 P
yes i do. contacts scare me.
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Posts: 6,824 6/18/12 4:28 P
Yes, no-line trifocals. I've been wearing glasses since about 3rd grade. I wore hard contact lens for years but went back to glasses after having a bad eye infection.
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Posts: 23,762 6/18/12 2:53 P
also have worn glasses since the 3 rd grade. they are the last thing I take off and the first thing I put on
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Posts: 1,330 6/18/12 11:51 A
Yes, now no-line bifocals. Have worn glasses since the 3rd grade.
Fitness Minutes: (26,260) Posts: 97 6/18/12 9:17 A
Yes, I wear blended bifocals. I have been wearing glasses, contacts or reading glasses since early childhood as many of you have. Hmmm, is this a trend?
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Fitness Minutes: (36,292) Posts: 10,370 6/18/12 2:13 A
Yes, since kindergarten. Have graduated to trifocals in the past 10 years. I've had a couple visual migraines and lost my sight completely for several minutes.... scared me to death
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Posts: 94 6/18/12 12:25 A
Started wearing glasses in the 7th grade. Then burst blood vessels from diabeties caused me to have surgery which caused cateracs, then had both cateracs removed and now only wear reading glasses. I actually like the dollar store kind then my prescriptions reading glasses go figure....LOL
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Posts: 29,349 6/18/12 12:15 A
Yes I wear progressives. I started wearing glasses when I was about 13 and my eyes have gradually gotten worse.
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Posts: 4,559 6/17/12 11:02 P
YES.. ugg.. for reading and distance. having 2 different pairs of glasses gets to be aggrivating.
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Fitness Minutes: (86,912) Posts: 2,267 6/17/12 10:57 P
Yes.Usually wearing my readers, tho I have prescription ones, too.
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Yes for distance since teens.
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Posts: 4,141 6/17/12 9:49 P
been wearing glasses since I was 7!
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Fitness Minutes: (20,852) Posts: 3,384 6/17/12 4:00 P
I have worn glasses since I was 16. I had contacts for about 5 years in my 20s. I had single vision lenses until I got progressives 2 years ago.
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Fitness Minutes: (25,916) Posts: 1,586 6/17/12 3:39 P
I wear no-line bifocals and it makes me so mad that I can't even function without them anymore!
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Yes, just for driving and work. they are bifocals, but usually don't wear them at home.
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yes. Now mostly to drive
Posts: 1,715 6/17/12 11:53 A
Yes, wore contact lenses for years but went back to glasses after retiring; only wear them when I drive (don't tell my optometrist!).
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Posts: 690 6/17/12 11:53 A
Got my first pair of glasses at age nine, and my first pair of contact lenses at 12. I've been alternating ever since...
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Posts: 261 6/17/12 11:37 A
Yup. I've worn them since 4th grade. Now they are no line bifocals .
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I use to, but had fast growing cataracts and had them removes and lenses inserted. I do wear reading glasses sometimes.
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Since the 4th grade..since I'm "that age" now instead of bifocals I have 2 pairs..one for distance and one for reading and computer..
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Posts: 5,772 6/17/12 10:55 A
Just for computer work and reading.
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Fitness Minutes: (55,832) Posts: 12,173 6/17/12 10:53 A
I have worn glasses since I was about 13 and probably should have had them earlier but I didn't tell my parents I was having trouble. Actually, I didn't realize that I was having trouble until I got the glasses and a whole new world opened up. My glasses are now bifocals. I usually take them off to read as I am near-sighted and I see close up better without glasses.
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Fitness Minutes: (120) Posts: 11,124 6/17/12 10:43 A
I wear reading glasses in all different strengths since it depends on what I'm doing as to which pair I need. I have probably close to 20 pairs of them stashed all over the house and in the car...lol. One of these days I will break down and go to the eye doctor for some bi focals.
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Fitness Minutes: (165,072) Posts: 50,391 6/17/12 10:36 A
yes I have a pair of glasses for reading which I wear when reading, I have a pair of bifocals to wear all the time which I don't all the time as it is very hard to get used to the bifocals.
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Fitness Minutes: (15,247) Posts: 655 6/17/12 10:20 A
Yes, for reading.
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Yes at 64 only reading galsses now, but for awhile after my massive head injury 10 years ago needed trifocals for about 1 year
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Posts: 3,894 6/17/12 9:59 A
Yes... mostly I wear my contacts, but I have glasses also.
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Fitness Minutes: (73,602) Posts: 5,308 6/17/12 9:13 A
At 40 I started to wear them for reading and now I have graduated lenses. Recently I found I had to even wear them in order to drive and that was a shock.
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Posts: 765 6/17/12 8:35 A
I've worn glasses since I was 11 months old. I briefly tried contacts back in the 80's but I couldn't wear them. Back then I was told I couldn't wear the soft ones so I had to try to hard ones and they were rough and scratchy on my eyes. Within a month I was back wearing my glasses.
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Yep, I do.
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yes, I do. I have been wearing glasses since the third grade
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Fitness Minutes: (19,695) Posts: 34,049 6/17/12 7:47 A
Yes, I wear trifocals that are tinted, my eyes don't do well in the light.
Yes, trifocals. Middle lense especially for computer work. Tried noline bifocals but couldn't wear them.
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Fitness Minutes: (48,768) Posts: 15,372 6/17/12 6:37 A
Yep...sure do...graduated lenses
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Fitness Minutes: (40,839) Posts: 7,462 6/17/12 6:06 A
Not anymore. Had Lasik surgery 10 years ago and am still so so so thankful for that!
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Posts: 27,865 6/17/12 6:02 A
Yep, I wear no-line "bifocals" with prisms for double vision. I need to wear them for close up and for distant vision.
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