Varifocals

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asthmatic camel
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Varifocals

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Having become tired of finding the right spectacles, (specs for reading with, specs for cycling with, specs for seeing with, prescription sunglasses etc.) I decided to go for a pair of varifocals with photochromatic lenses. What a trippy experience! The trick seems to be to move your head rather than your eyes. I haven't fallen over. Yet.

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Re: Varifocals

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You will learn to move your eyes slightly.

Then fall over.

Upgrade your stereo.

– J.D.
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Re: Varifocals

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Get new lenses. Surgical.

Makes a big difference.
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Re: Varifocals

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:roll: I know a couple of guys who had that done and not only did they report having difficulty seeing in artificial light due to an "aura", but they both now wear specs again anyway. And it costs a small fortune. I'm far too tight to fall for that!
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Re: Varifocals

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Doctor X wrote: Mon Dec 19, 2022 1:29 pm You will learn to move your eyes slightly.

Then fall over.

Upgrade your stereo.

– J.D.
I'm something of an expert at falling over, (judo and shotokan, as per our recent discussion, as well as Scotch, obviously.)

Don't worry though, all my stereos are in tip-top condition and left to you in my will.
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Re: Varifocals

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asthmatic camel wrote: Mon Dec 19, 2022 6:47 pm :roll: I know a couple of guys who had that done and not only did they report having difficulty seeing in artificial light due to an "aura", but they both now wear specs again anyway. And it costs a small fortune. I'm far too tight to fall for that!
They obviously didn't look into it first.
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Note the subtle, humorous turn of phrase there.
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Re: Varifocals

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ed wrote: Tue Dec 20, 2022 12:35 am
asthmatic camel wrote: Mon Dec 19, 2022 6:47 pm :roll: I know a couple of guys who had that done and not only did they report having difficulty seeing in artificial light due to an "aura", but they both now wear specs again anyway. And it costs a small fortune. I'm far too tight to fall for that!
They obviously didn't look into it first.
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Note the subtle, humorous turn of phrase there.

Take your like and upvote, you bastard.
asthmatic camel
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Re: Varifocals

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I fell over in the bedroom last week and Mrs. Camel, who resembles this lady...

https://i.imgur.com/8W7oUIb.jpg...

accidentally stamped on my ankle, which is held together by a metal plate in an attempt to help me up.

Another two days in hospital.

My poor foot!

https://i.imgur.com/yMdnAcw.jpg

And I've just had to replace the dressing myself because all the bastard nurses are on strike.
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Re: Varifocals

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I had the eye surgery. You should "look into it". I like it. I do not bitch like a little girl like your effete and doubtless gay friends.

And stop whining and rejoice in the approaching anniversary of the birth of your savior.
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Re: Varifocals

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I have a condition called Asteroid-hyalosis so I'll likely get it done for free in due course. :)
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Re: Varifocals

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Halitosis? Why am I not surprised.
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Re: Varifocals

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The people who like those lenses swear by them.

I am not one of them.
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Re: Varifocals

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Didn't ypu suggest those for Ms. Camel some years back?!