Do you have glare ???
amberedover · 01/03/2023 09:48
Probably just me but I was thrown when asked this during an eye test .
Surely glare is caused by something like the sun reflecting off water ? And everyone experiences it .
I do find that my eyes are sensitive in bright light ,but that's not the same as glare from an external set of circumstances .
Walkacrossthesand · 02/03/2023 16:15
I think what they mean is, 'are you troubled by glare more than (a) you used to be, or (b) other people seem to be'. There's no doubt as I get older, that more of my friends find car headlight glare sufficiently troublesome that they don't like driving at night. And I think early cataract makes glare more troublesome?
So there are good reasons for them enquiring, but the terminology is irritating for those of us who notice!!
upinaballoon · 02/03/2023 17:18
amberedover · 02/03/2023 16:28
Thanks Walkacrossthesand ,I think they did mean that . But I didn't work it out until afterwards .Was a bit dazed by several procedures !
I might not have said it, but I would have felt inclined to say, "What do you mean, do I have glare? Are you asking if I can glare at someone or are you asking if my eyes water in bright sunlight?"
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