What is Eyeglasses?

Category: Equipment

Most popular types: Reading glasses Transitions Lenses

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See also: Transitions Lenses

Correction for vision impairments.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Vision problems 30 12
General health 26 7
Blurry vision 16 9
Shortsightedness 15 5
Increase effect of another treatment 6 4

Show all 34 reasons taken


  • 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 49

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Eyeglasses

Side effect Patients
Eye strain 5
Headaches 2
Blurry vision 1
Fatigue 1
Sore eyes 1

Dosages

Based on patients currently using Eyeglasses

Dosage Patients
daily 55
as needed 5
all the time (24/7) 2

Why patients stopped taking Eyeglasses

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Other 5
Expense 2
Did not seem to work 1
See all 8 patients who've stopped using Eyeglasses

Duration

Currently using Eyeglasses

Duration Patients
1 - 6 months 1
2 - 5 years 1
5 - 10 years 9
10 years or more 52

Stopped using Eyeglasses

Duration Patients
Less than 1 month 2
6 months - 1 year 1
2 - 5 years 2
5 - 10 years 2
10 years or more 1
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 46
Usually 11
Sometimes 4
Never taken as prescribed 2
Burden
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 2
Somewhat hard to take 6
A little hard to take 21
Not at all hard to take 34
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 5
$100-199 0
$50-99 1
$25-49 2
< $25 14
Not specified 41
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8 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
    Moderate (for vision problems)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Vision)
  • 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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