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Out of the Blue

I went to the eye doctor yesterday, as the lenses in my glasses are so scratched they are becoming a problem. I also had a worrisome medical question about my vision that I thought I'd put to him as a precursor to asking my M.D. about it, and he was able to provide an answer. I've had a couple of incidents where I suffered brief periods of impaired vision, sort of like you'd get from looking at a bright light and then looking away. This was worrisome, to say the least, but his diagnosis was about as benign as I could have hoped, as he explained I've been suffering what are known as Ocular Migraines. These are apparently actual migraines, but the good news, and the reason I consider this somewhat benign, is because these are not accompanied by any pain, and they have been brief in duration as well as infrequent, so this is not really a problem that needs much solving. This is in contrast to the kind of scenarios that ran through my mind when encountering this, as I suffered some Woody Allen-style concerns about things like blindness and brain tumors, so this is obviously a relief.

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46. Re: Out of the Blue May 18, 2013, 06:56 Bynun
 
There is a cheap and easy fix to scratched glasses i use.
Most lenses are plastic with a glass 'anti-scratch' coating but it's always the coating which gets scratched. However you can use a glass etch cream to remove the coating which also removes all the scratches getting the lenses back to new. Ofc this only works with coated plastic lenses, only removes surface scratches and can only be done once, but it's alot cheaper then spending cash on a new pair when you don't need them.
 
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