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I know ur not a Dr. But... (do i need to get my eyes examined)

I have had perfect vision my whole life.. 21 yrs lol either way.. my mom wears glasses my dad wears glasses my half brother and half sister wear glasses... for about a month now when im looking through the tv guid channels on tv my eyes get wattery and its hard for me to see whats on??? ( i have a SMALLER tv now) I have been working at a new job for about 6mnths now 12 hour shifts starting at a computer all day could this hurt my vision???

 Does regular health insurance cover eye exames?? and glasses??

THANKS FOR YOUR HELP MOMMIES!!!!!

 
kylansmommy09

Asked by kylansmommy09 at 1:52 PM on Apr. 9, 2011 in Health

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Answers (8)
  • You'd have to check your specific polocy to see if part or all of vision care including glasses are included. You may still have a deductible, you may not. I know my insurance will cover and exam and one pair of glasses once a year, I can't splurge and get designer glasses and you have to make sure where you go accepts your insurance.
    Mom2Jack04

    Answer by Mom2Jack04 at 2:00 PM on Apr. 9, 2011

  • Yes, heavy computer work can definitely impact your vision. Get your eyes checked. As for insurance, they're all different ... some cover it 100%, some only a portion, and some none at all. Good luck.
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 2:00 PM on Apr. 9, 2011

  • Even if it's not covered by your insurance it doesn't cost TOO much.
    bdflykisses

    Answer by bdflykisses at 2:08 PM on Apr. 9, 2011

  • Yeah, staring at a computer all day can affect your vision. Check your policy to see if it covers vision.

    KateShesGreat3

    Answer by KateShesGreat3 at 2:09 PM on Apr. 9, 2011

  • Just an FYI, the eye clinics in Super Walmart only charge $45 for an eye exam if you don't have good insurance coverage.
    slw123

    Answer by slw123 at 9:39 PM on Apr. 9, 2011

  • Yes, staring at a computer for 12 hrs a day can affect your sight. GO TO THE EYE DOCTOR. Also, most health insurance does NOT cover eye care. You would need vision insurance for that...check your policy or HR department to see what is covered.
    tyfry7496

    Answer by tyfry7496 at 11:27 PM on Apr. 9, 2011

  • get one of those eye saver screen covers :) and take a break ...every 15 minutes you need to focus on something at a distance
    sarlove01

    Answer by sarlove01 at 12:50 AM on Apr. 10, 2011

  • Thank You MOMMIES!
    kylansmommy09

    Comment by kylansmommy09 (original poster) at 2:11 PM on Apr. 9, 2011

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