What is Eyeglasses?

Category: Equipment

Most popular types: Transitions Lenses

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See also: Transitions Lenses

Correction for vision impairments.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Vision loss 49 13
General health 26 7
Visual disturbance 22 12
Vision problems 16 5
Blurry vision 13 8
Shortsightedness 13 4

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  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations
Severe
0
Moderate
2
Mild
12
None
52

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Eyeglasses

Side effect Patients
Eye strain 5
Weight on nose 3
Hard to adjust eye direction to correct lense. 2
Blurry vision 1
Fatigue 1
Headaches 1

Show all 8 reported side effects

Dosages

Based on patients currently using Eyeglasses

Dosage Patients
daily 57
as needed 6
all the time (24/7) 2

Why patients stopped taking Eyeglasses

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Other 3
Expense 2
Did not seem to work 1
See all 6 patients who've stopped using Eyeglasses

Duration

Currently using Eyeglasses

Duration Patients
2 - 5 years 1
5 - 10 years 12
10 years or more 52

Stopped using Eyeglasses

Duration Patients
Less than 1 month 2
2 - 5 years 2
5 - 10 years 1
10 years or more 1
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 52
Usually 9
Sometimes 3
Never taken as prescribed 2
Burden
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 2
Somewhat hard to take 6
A little hard to take 18
Not at all hard to take 40
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 5
$100-199 0
$50-99 1
$25-49 0
< $25 22
Not specified 38
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9 patient evaluations for Eyeglasses

Mar 1, 2011 (Started Sep 07, 2006)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Vision)
  • Side effects
    Mild
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Dec 9, 2010 (Started Sep 28, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Vision)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for visual disturbance)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: As needed

  • 0 helpful marks

Jul 17, 2010 (Started Aug 23, 1970)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for blurry vision)
  • Side effects
    Mild
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: Daily
Advice & Tips: I can read newspaper and books without glasses sometimes.

  • 0 helpful marks
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