New Glasses? Signs You Need a New Glasses

published at 11 May 2022
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8 Signs You Need a New Prescribed Glasses

Nearsightedness, farsightedness, presbyopia, astigmatism, these are visual disorders that cause blurred vision. Many people aren’t even aware that they have these eyesight problems. So, what are the symptoms or indicators that indicate it’s time to get glasses? The necessity for glasses is not limited to blurry vision at close or far distances.

Frequent headaches and eye strain are two further signs that your eyesight has begun to deteriorate. Let’s see whether you have any of these eight symptoms. If you do, it may be time to have your eyes checked and glasses prescribed as soon as possible.


  • If you can’t see the numbers properly at a distance of roughly 20 feet, or if you can’t see well and see blurry images, you may be experiencing myopia symptoms.
  • You have farsightedness if you have to read with the letters held at a distance of more than a foot.
  • Can’t see objects clearly up close but can see them clearly far away, or can’t see objects clearly both up close and far away. If this happens when you are under the age of 40, you have farsightedness.
  • It’s tough to alter eye focus, especially when staring at near distances of less than a foot. This is due to the fact that the ocular muscles that hold the lens of the eye degrade and become less flexible. A headache will follow if you try to force your gaze for an extended period of time. Presbyopia is a problem that is easily cured by simply wearing eyeglasses.
  • You may be prone to astigmatism if you see the numbers and letters as a double image, and the lights as scattered light.
  • If you have fuzzy vision and can’t see properly near or far, or if you’re getting headaches, eye pain, or eye strain from using your eyes for an extended period of time. These are the early symptoms of astigmatism.
  • When looking at something, you tend to squint your eyes to adjust the focus or focus to see clearer. It can be caused by eye problems, nearsightedness, farsightedness and astigmatism.
  • If you get headaches after using your eyes for a long period, it could be because your eyes are striving to focus clearly, which causes eye fatigue. This can be found in people with farsightedness, aging eyesight, nearsightedness and astigmatism.

    Make an appointment with us today if you are suffering any of the symptoms listed above. A pair of eyeglasses can most likely help you see well either near or far, drive safer at night, and have less eye strain when reading digital devices!

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