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New glasses! [Aug. 24th, 2017|10:54 am]

I collected my new glasses from the optician yesterday morning.

There's a conversation which I have now had with a succession of opticians, each time I need new glasses: the optician says "I think it's time you had varifocals," and I day "These are varifocals!" This time, he followed up by asking why, in that case, I had three pairs of glasses (varificals, reading glasses, and a pair for working at the computer)? The new ones, the claimed, would do away with all that...

It's too soon to be sure, but I was sceptical and I remain so. I'm still wearing my old glasses now, to view the computer screen. I think the new varifocals probably give me a better chance of reading something in the course of doing something else - checking a recipe while cooking, for example - which is a good thing in itself, even if I still prefer my reading glasses for, well, reading. I'm not disappointed, because I didn't expect anything else. And I'm still happy with the frames I chose, which is a relief!

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