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I am aged 64 and have been mildly shortsighted all my life. , In September 2016 I first noticed that I couldn't see very clearly in the far distance, unless I pushed my glasses further out on my nose. "Time to get a new prescription", I thought to myself. "Your eyes have improved", I was told. "You've got what's referred to as second sight, as you get older". I was now 1D better than the glasses I had used for 10 years previously: -1.25 instead of the older prescription of -2.25 Great! But it was not great. I could see perfectly in the brightly lit optician's room, but outside I still couldn't see any clearer than before. I returned to complain and a supervisor checked my prescription and said it was indeed correct, but that I had the beginnings of a cataract in both eyes and to return in a year. In Sep. 2017 the prescription hadn't changed and the cataracts were only slightly bigger, but I cannot bare using my glasses as they make everything wavy. It's easier to drive without them.
Question:. Did anyone else have this problem as their cataracts grew - Seeing better without the optician's prescription glasses than with them? I have another peculiarity where my night vision is much better than day time with my glasses, but I intend to start a new discussion under a new heading so as to attract answers from people who might have the same reaction.
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