Contacts or glasses which side do you fall on
I have always debated between Freshlook Contacts and Glasses, as you can see, I am a spiffy fella in my bifocals but the truth is even the bifocals took a long time to join my repertoire. I have somewhat of an aversion to change I suppose due to the sense of security a normal life gives me which is kind of ironic because as a diabetic change happens to be a standardized practice.
I have to be honest, it took longer for me to get glasses when my eyes started failing than it would take the normal person, I couldn’t tell you why but for almost close to a year I resisted my family’s calls to get them, maybe deep down inside I saw it as diabetes management failure because this was by far my first tangible diabetes complication.
So I fought it, thinking my eyesight would improve if I could just get my sugars to improve and everything would go back to normal.
As usual my fears were baseless and when I finally got my bifocals, cleared the fog in front of my world and stopped squinting like an old man, things clearly went back to normal.
I must admit, I have had a bad experience with contacts once, it was Halloween a few years ago and at my cousins party, I tried to use some smiley face contacts without using a sterile saline solution and this caused a minor irritation in my eyes but those were novelty ones and not for daily use.
I could use the contacts too especially when I am out riding, obviously I have to wear my glasses and sweat usually drips down the lenses and I have to stop every few hours to clean them out, whats strange is that I already use saline solutions to clean my lenses whenever they need to be cleaned, but yet again it is that little fear of change that’s keeping me from taking the leap forward.
I am curious to know what kind of experiences people have had with contacts and what is the best kind to get?
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