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    Beat the average by 4 1/2 years...

    My reading glasses came in the mail today. I only need 'em in the evening when I'm tired or in low light so far. When I'm not tired or if the light is bright, I'm still OK. I'm sure that won't last much longer, though.
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    What was beat by 4.5 years? your glasses? Your Vision? I am confused... But i will let you know that i had glasses once, but they were broken. Never needed them anyways..

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    Reading glasses... doc said the average for requiring them is 42.
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    I shot par.
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    42? Wow, I didn't realize the average was so young. I was well over 50. But since I already wore contacts, I just got multifocal contacts. They rock!

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    Quote Originally Posted by AllenG View Post
    I shot par.
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    ROFL wow I've had glasses since I was 6, must be tough getting them so young like you : P.
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    I was about 46.

    My eyes are getting worse however. But not at distance. Only for reading.

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    Quote Originally Posted by patentcad View Post
    I was about 46.

    My eyes are getting worse however. But not at distance. Only for reading.
    whatever will you do for posting at BF when you get even older...
    Food for thought: if you aren't dead by 2050, you and your entire family will be within a few years from starvation. Now that is a cruel gift to leave for your offspring. ;)
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    do short sighted people get better eyesight as they get old?
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    Quote Originally Posted by coasting View Post
    do short sighted people get better eyesight as they get old?
    only after they have their brains operated on.
    Food for thought: if you aren't dead by 2050, you and your entire family will be within a few years from starvation. Now that is a cruel gift to leave for your offspring. ;)
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    50 was it for me. Just readers though.

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    I've worn bifocals since I was about 13.

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    Quote Originally Posted by coasting View Post
    do short sighted people get better eyesight as they get old?
    I'm nearsighted (things start to get blurry about a foot away from my face). The eye doctor told me once that as my near vision deteriorated as I got older, my far vision would improve a little (but not enough to not still need glasses, of course).

    Basically I won't be able to see near or far.

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    Quote Originally Posted by apricissimus View Post
    I'm nearsighted (things start to get blurry about a foot away from my face). The eye doctor told me once that as my near vision deteriorated as I got older, my far vision would improve a little (but not enough to not still need glasses, of course).

    Basically I won't be able to see near or far.
    Do you have those really thick coke bottle glasses? Those rock...

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    Quote Originally Posted by coasting View Post
    do short sighted people get better eyesight as they get old?
    Yes, sort of. My distance vision prescription is nowhere near as strong as it was when I was young. But it now has to be combined with an offset for close vision, so I can still read with my contacts on. One big advantage to being really nearsighted is that I can still read and do close work just fine if I take my contacts off.

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    Quote Originally Posted by UnsafeAlpine View Post
    I've worn bifocals since I was about 13.
    me too.
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    Got my glasses at 45.
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    woohoo, 6 months ahead and counting! (though regular glasses came in college)

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    Quote Originally Posted by UnsafeAlpine View Post
    Do you have those really thick coke bottle glasses? Those rock...
    I used to have pretty thick glasses (though I've known people with thicker lenses). The glasses I have now have pretty thin lenses, though the prescription is stronger than anything I've worn previously. I'm not sure how that works. Miracles of technology, I guess.

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    Wish I could read this thread.

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    I've occasionally had some difficulty reading small things in light colors against a light background. No reading glasses yet and 43 and counting!
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    Quote Originally Posted by HardyWeinberg View Post
    woohoo, 6 months ahead and counting! (though regular glasses came in college)
    Same here... but a laser fixed that permanently.
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    Are you sure that you don’t need glasses?
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