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I have glasses (and used contact lenses for a short time, but didn't liked them) since I was 16...
As today I'm technically blind to anything not moving when without them...
Can read books from a distance of 15-20 cm (stuck in my face), but the monitor is only a colorful stain even with 500% zoom (the max Chrome offers)...
Skipper: We'll fix it. Alex: Fix it? How you gonna fix this? Skipper: Grit, spit and a whole lotta duct tape.
The vision plan with my employer actually provides for me to have an extra pair of Computer glasses that are single focus. They stay at the computer and have different frames from my everyday, "Hey, look! I'm over 50." glasses so I can tell which are which without putting them on.
When I forget to switch at the computer, I realize after a few minutes when I am looking down my nose at the screen and switch. Instant relief.
Varifocals have always worked well for me, from the very first pair, and even with the small frames that most of us wear these days. I do sometimes wear contact lenses, but they are not varifocal, so I need to wear a distance lens in one eye and a close up in the other. Sounds weird but it works surprisingly well.
How many of us lot here use glasses / contacts / binoculars these days?
Had glasses from around 20 years old but switched for contacts for a long, long time. Had Lasik just over 3 years ago and have been free of glasses/lenses ever since
Now is it bad enough that you let somebody else kick your butts without you trying to do it to each other? Now if we're all talking about the same man, and I think we are... it appears he's got a rather growing collection of our bikes.
I bought a pair of variable focus glasses from the pharmacy last week. What junk! Everything is distorted. My computer monitor appeared to be twice as wide at the bottom than the top! I immediately returned them in exchange for a fixed focus pair that works great for computer viewing.