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Eyes feel odd when wearing glasses to correct astigmatism

I'm not sure why this is but when I wear glasses to correct the slight astigmatism in my left eye, both of my eyes feel weird. I can't really describe the feeling but it's like a tightness or something. Anybody ever heard of this?
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Yes, its very common. If you wear you glasses all the time most people adjust within a week and the glasses seem clear and comfortable. If NOT then return to the "eye doctor" that prescribed the glasses and have them checked out. BTW this is usually a service that is not charged for.

JCH MD
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Thanks for the info Doctor. I'll have to get these glasses checked out to see whats wrong with them.
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When you go in take your old pair that are comfortable for comparison.

JCH MD
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Ok took the glasses into the doctor and they said they were fine. I get the same pulling sensation in my left eye though (where the astigmatism is corrected) in all of my glasses. Since I've probably been living with this for a long time, do you think it's possible that my eye is just adjusting to seeing things that much clearer than before and that's why I'm getting the pulling sensation? I asked the doctor why I had this feeling and they couldn't tell me what it was. I'm wearing prism glasses for the computer right now with astigmatism correction in my left eye and I have the pulling sensation so I'm trying to figure out what it is. Thanks for your help.
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Also noticed this article about sometimes why glasses don't work the way they're supposed to. I do see a little bit clearer with my glasses on but perhaps my eye doesn't tolerate astigmatism correction for some reason. Here is the article:

http://guthrieeyecare.com/icare/why-do-glasses-fail/

I don't understand why my eye wouldn't tolerate it though and if it doesn't, wouldn't wearing them for a while fix this?
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