More Reviews
REVIEWS Boss! Review
PlayStation Vita owners looking to exercise a little frustration can look to this rather low-fi title about creating a monster and destroying everything in your path.

KINGDOM HEARTS HD 2.5 ReMIX Review
Part 2 of Square-Enix and Disney's cooperative compilation cash-cow is ready to milk the series for another go, but does the milk taste sweet or is it spoiled?
More Previews
PREVIEWS Evolve Preview
With multiplayer action set as its focus, Evolve surprised us earlier this month by introducing a single-player campaign mode where you can switch between mercenaries.
Release Dates
NEW RELEASES Kalimba
Release date: Out Now

Persona 5
Release date: 12/31/14

Motorcycle Club
Release date: 01/01/15

Atelier Ayesha Plus: The Alchemist of Dusk
Release date: 01/14/15


LATEST FEATURES Downloadable Content Walks the Line Between Fun and Frenzied in Middle-earth
I don’t even care all that much for the Lords of the Rings brand, which makes the content falling under Shadow of Mordor’s Season Pass a pleasant surprise.

Ugly Christmas Sweaters for Gamers
If this awful trend is going to persist, you may as well do it your way.
MOST POPULAR FEATURES Black Friday 2014 Video Game Deals Buyer's Guide
Looking to score the most bang for your buck the day after Thanksgiving? Well look no further! Our Black Friday guide is just the tool you need.

LEADERBOARD
Read More Member Blogs
FEATURED VOXPOP KevinS
RIP Ralph Baer (1922-2014)
By KevinS
Posted on 12/07/14
RIP Ralph Baer (1922-2014) I really, really hate writing obits. I really do. But I take it as a personal honor to be able to say good things about the men and women I respect, whether in this industry or just in my life, and Ralph Baer is the reason all of this exists in the first...

 FAQFAQ   SearchSearch   MemberlistMemberlist   UsergroupsUsergroups   SmartFeedSmartFeed   RegisterRegister   ProfileProfile   Log in to check your private messagesLog in to check your private messages   Log inLog in 
New glasses
Goto page 1, 2  Next
 
Post new topic   Reply to topic    Game Revolution Forum Index -> Misc
View previous topic :: View next topic  
Author Message
Bretimus_v2
The Japazillian Dynasty


Joined: 30 Jan 2009
Posts: 9995

PostPosted: Sun Feb 24, 2013 11:21 pm    Post subject: New glasses Reply with quote

So after a year, I finally bought some new glasses. It's tragic really, having two pairs of glasses go missing in one year. So I turned to my contacts. And for one year I survived by them alone.


My eyes have never been drier.

It's nice to have a quick fix without the need of jamming a finger into my eye. That being said, glasses suck too. So here's to laser surgery, which truthfully sounds horrific.

"OK, Brett, remember how we said, 'don't look at the sun, or at flashlights, or...y'know, lasers?' Well, forget all that and stare at this laser. Also, we're cutting your cornea. No, it's not as funny as it sounds. That's a part of your eye."

So fellow brothers who lack perfect vision, what's your poison? Glasses or contacts.
Back to top
View user's profile Send private message
used44



Joined: 08 Mar 2002
Posts: 20931

PostPosted: Sun Feb 24, 2013 11:23 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

I used to roll contacts, but I have pretty lame allergies and an astigmatism so I've been full-time glasses for about two years.

Glasses can suck, but for me not as much as contacts.
Back to top
View user's profile Send private message
Longo_2_guns
Ruler of the Queen's Navy


Joined: 29 Jun 2003
Posts: 16162

PostPosted: Sun Feb 24, 2013 11:26 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

I've been exclusively using contacts for about eight years now. Though I haven't been to the eye doctor in a year or so. I should probably do that soon.
_________________
Back to top
View user's profile Send private message Send e-mail AIM Address MSN Messenger
Bretimus_v2
The Japazillian Dynasty


Joined: 30 Jan 2009
Posts: 9995

PostPosted: Sun Feb 24, 2013 11:27 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

I hate glasses for the same reason I hate any accessory. I'm going to lose them. Also, I'm a lively active person and I know I'm going to accidentally knock them off my face all the time...again.

With contacts, it's the burning and the fact that at random points in the day I just blink them out, or they roll into the back of my skull.
_________________
Star-Lord wrote:
I look around and do you know what I see? Losers.


Back to top
View user's profile Send private message
madster111
The Original Pie Lover


Joined: 04 Jun 2006
Posts: 6355

PostPosted: Sun Feb 24, 2013 11:39 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

I feel sorry for you glass wearing friends, being one of those weird guys with better than 20/20 vision. I couldn't live with glasses because i'd forever be messing with them, unable to keep them clean and shit.
_________________
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=abWqy3DOnuA

BarackObama,Putin,DavidCameron,XiJinpingAndseveralothers wrote:
Song of the year, every year.


Last edited by madster111 on Sun Feb 24, 2013 11:51 pm; edited 1 time in total
Back to top
View user's profile Send private message Send e-mail
Sightless



Joined: 23 Jul 2010
Posts: 1210

PostPosted: Sun Feb 24, 2013 11:46 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Laser correction has come a long way since it started, in case you're hearing stories about people who've had it some years ago. Sounds scary, but it would make the future a lot easier.

I personally could never use contacts, because I wouldn't be able to get it onto my eye. The idea of it getting stuck terrifies me, and I just don't want something there constantly. It might even be a different story if I were putting in contacts to leave there forever, but obviously that's not happening.

So I wear glasses. I like them as an accessory, and although I do have to repair them often (because laser detectors fall onto my face out of nowhere!!), and yes, they do get knocked off a lot, I think I prefer them for not having to have things touch my eyeballs. I guess that just means I'm a wuss. ._. But that's okay! I'm a wuss with happy eyeballs.
_________________
I sprinkle sand into the waters of night. The grains burn as they fall, reminding me of another in times long passed away. I watched him even then as he fell, his face undefeated, his eyes still proud.
Back to top
View user's profile Send private message AIM Address
Sourdeez
Does it use DX12?!?


Joined: 12 Feb 2012
Posts: 2179

PostPosted: Sun Feb 24, 2013 11:50 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Ive had a friend get laser eye surgery. He now can see perfectly.

Fun story, In highschool I was in welding class and even though I had protective glasses on a piece of slag flew through the opening while I was looking down and into my left eye. One day later and with a eye swollen shut I was sent to the emergency room.

They had to numb my eye and use a needle to pry the piece of metal out! And then the next day I had to go to a eye doctor to have my eye numbed again so they could DRILL OUT THE RUST RING. I had to keep my eyes very still while the vibration of the drill made my vision vibrate. Absolutely terrifying. Like deadspace 2. Please do not watch this until after surgery.
http://youtu.be/9crCGMh4j9g

Then later that year when filling the water compartment in a car battery a drop flew up and into that same left eye. Hurt like no other. Had to wash out my eye for 3 hours.
I still test perfect vision but I can tell my left eye is just slightly less sharp than my right eye.

Be nice to your eyes please. Im lucky I didn't ruin my vision.

As for dry eyes. I live by "Visine Maximum Redness Relief".
http://www.amazon.com/Visine-Maximum-Redness-Relief-Ounce/dp/B004MUEQ6S
_________________
“I do like metaphorical heroin and my heroin dealer. EA”


Last edited by Sourdeez on Mon Feb 25, 2013 12:00 am; edited 6 times in total
Back to top
View user's profile Send private message
madster111
The Original Pie Lover


Joined: 04 Jun 2006
Posts: 6355

PostPosted: Sun Feb 24, 2013 11:52 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

My dad has the laser surgery, too, and it's worked great. No problems for years now.
_________________
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=abWqy3DOnuA

BarackObama,Putin,DavidCameron,XiJinpingAndseveralothers wrote:
Song of the year, every year.
Back to top
View user's profile Send private message Send e-mail
WickedLiquid
In Limbo


Joined: 18 Mar 2009
Posts: 6942

PostPosted: Sun Feb 24, 2013 11:58 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

I've been lucky with 20/20 vision. It seems to skip a generation in my family since my grandparents had 20/20 vision while my mom and my aunts and uncles wore glasses.

But I will say nearly every one of them went for laser eye surgery and everything turned out fine. My mom would wear reading glasses but she doesn't need glasses to drive.

Don't worry man, lasers our are friends. They fix vision, remove unwanted hair and turn tag into an epic adventure.
Back to top
View user's profile Send private message
Optimus-Crime
bananable


Joined: 03 Mar 2012
Posts: 1088

PostPosted: Sun Feb 24, 2013 11:58 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

this guy that i went to school with pulled his cornea away from his eye when trying to pull out his contacts, and that just freaked me out to contacts entirely.

I don't need glasses, but I think I'd like wearing them. That distinguished gentleman bonus xp seems cool. The stereotypes I get are basketball player and hoodlum #2. I think with glasses I could attain at least a scoundrel #1. What kind of frames do you guys go in for? see, glasses seem like fun to me. also, glasses fetish, guilty. er, ew. i may have a fetish-fetish. never mind me
Back to top
View user's profile Send private message Send e-mail
Green_Lantern
Spacecataz


Joined: 06 Nov 2008
Posts: 5330

PostPosted: Mon Feb 25, 2013 12:15 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

I've thought about lasik...But I almost like wearing glasses too much.
Back to top
View user's profile Send private message
Sightless



Joined: 23 Jul 2010
Posts: 1210

PostPosted: Mon Feb 25, 2013 12:21 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

I've been flirting with half-frames lately. I know they've been in for a long time, but I'm not exactly a trendy person. I have really full cheeks, and having the bottom frames rest on them doesn't help out my tiny eyes, or my round face. Going completely frameless wouldn't do anything either except accentuate those features, and also make it look like I have something funny on my nose. Anyway, I currently have blue metallic frames that are round, with fairly broad and patterned/textured sides. They also have transition lenses, which I have mixed feelings about.

I wouldn't normally choose the glasses I have now, but my coverage was about to run out, and I was also graduating in a few days, so I really needed some, fast. It was a mix of being exhausted and meeting with a charismatic storeowner that made me choose these ones. I don't regret them, but I'm not as excited about them as I have been with other pairs.

Maybe next time, half-frames. There were these awesome red trapezoidal frames that came with magnetic shades, and I really wanted them just because they're bold, and I feel like I could put on the shades and walk around downtown feeling like a superstar. ...WHATEVER, DON'T JUDGE ME. :|
_________________
I sprinkle sand into the waters of night. The grains burn as they fall, reminding me of another in times long passed away. I watched him even then as he fell, his face undefeated, his eyes still proud.
Back to top
View user's profile Send private message AIM Address
danielrbischoff



Joined: 13 Nov 2009
Posts: 8908

PostPosted: Mon Feb 25, 2013 12:51 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

glasses > contacts
_________________
http://www.gamerevolution.com/review/halo-the-master-chief-collection
http://www.gamerevolution.com/review/tales-of-hearts-r
http://www.gamerevolution.com/review/sunset-overdrive
http://www.gamerevolution.com/review/wwe-2k15-ps4-xone
Back to top
View user's profile Send private message
WickedLiquid
In Limbo


Joined: 18 Mar 2009
Posts: 6942

PostPosted: Mon Feb 25, 2013 12:56 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

contacts < glasses < friggin lasers
Back to top
View user's profile Send private message
Bretimus_v2
The Japazillian Dynasty


Joined: 30 Jan 2009
Posts: 9995

PostPosted: Mon Feb 25, 2013 1:01 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

You do realize, they shoot laser into your eyes.

At no point do your eyes shoot lasers.
_________________
Star-Lord wrote:
I look around and do you know what I see? Losers.


Back to top
View user's profile Send private message
Longo_2_guns
Ruler of the Queen's Navy


Joined: 29 Jun 2003
Posts: 16162

PostPosted: Mon Feb 25, 2013 1:04 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

See, glasses don't look good on me. So I've always worn contacts.

I've been a bit of a natural with them, though. I can put them in and take them out like it's nothing, and I can even nap with them in if I want to. I never wear glasses in public.

Except when I go out with my sister. Since we usually go to the gay bar by her place to play pool, I've donned a pair of fake glasses and a baseball hat. Ingenious disguise.
_________________
Back to top
View user's profile Send private message Send e-mail AIM Address MSN Messenger
WickedLiquid
In Limbo


Joined: 18 Mar 2009
Posts: 6942

PostPosted: Mon Feb 25, 2013 1:05 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

But that would be cool no?

Only if you could control it like Superman. It would suck to be Cyclops.
Back to top
View user's profile Send private message
Sightless



Joined: 23 Jul 2010
Posts: 1210

PostPosted: Mon Feb 25, 2013 3:40 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Your eyes could look like they're shooting lasers. Just apply some paint, and surprise! Your 'eyes' are mirrors.
_________________
I sprinkle sand into the waters of night. The grains burn as they fall, reminding me of another in times long passed away. I watched him even then as he fell, his face undefeated, his eyes still proud.
Back to top
View user's profile Send private message AIM Address
MattAY
Posh B**tard


Joined: 02 Mar 2006
Posts: 12488

PostPosted: Mon Feb 25, 2013 10:56 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=B1zLCtVJ1_o
_________________
Back to top
View user's profile Send private message Send e-mail
danielrbischoff



Joined: 13 Nov 2009
Posts: 8908

PostPosted: Mon Feb 25, 2013 11:36 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Bretimus_v2 wrote:
You do realize, they shoot laser into your eyes.

At no point do your eyes shoot lasers.

Hahaha sigged. Only on the GR forums does this point need to be clarified.
_________________
http://www.gamerevolution.com/review/halo-the-master-chief-collection
http://www.gamerevolution.com/review/tales-of-hearts-r
http://www.gamerevolution.com/review/sunset-overdrive
http://www.gamerevolution.com/review/wwe-2k15-ps4-xone
Back to top
View user's profile Send private message
Display posts from previous:   
Post new topic   Reply to topic    Game Revolution Forum Index -> Misc All times are GMT - 7 Hours
Goto page 1, 2  Next
Page 1 of 2
Jump to:  
You cannot post new topics in this forum
You cannot reply to topics in this forum
You cannot edit your posts in this forum
You cannot delete your posts in this forum
You cannot vote in polls in this forum