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As the years go by, unfortunately some of us need to wear prescription eyeglasses to be able to get along in our daily life. But they seem to be a royal pain when trying to look through a scope. So, do you take off your glasses when hunting? or have a way of being able to adjust the scope for wearing your glasses? Who knows, it may just be me that is having the problem. If not, any and all information would be very helpful.

Thank you, Have a safe and successful hunting season. :)
 

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I've worn glasses for almost 30 years the only issue I've ever had was fogging up. That said, I barely need glasses as it is. I can take them off to shoot and the result is the same....clear as a bell with or without them through a scope. I don't understand, is this something you're worried about or actually have a problem with?
 

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Im just having problems getting a clearview through my scope with my glasses on, Even after adjusting the scope.
 

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I've been wearing them for 45 years and have no problem looking through a scope. Wipe them with fog-ex and fogging up is not an issue.
 

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I shoot with glasses now but it took me quite of bit of shooting at range to get used to them. I shoot left handed, am left eye dominant and my left eye vision is bad much worse than my right eye. Eventually I got comfortable shooting with glasses maybe you just need to shoot more and get comfortable with glasses, as least that was my experience. Good luck
 

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I keep mine on but I can't see clearly enough to hunt safely without them.I also don't have the proper scope clarity with them on that I would like but feel it is safe.I think it is my eyes needing more light as I get older.I have an appointment to get news ones to try and help.
 

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I wear bifocals and have never had a problem shooting a scope with them. I focus the scope with my distance (top) prescription.

norad, I assume you are either wearing bifocals, trifocals or progressives since you mentioned age... I could never get used to trifocals or progressives and would think they could be problem looking through a scope as you'd have to be using the exact same point on your glasses every time. I also always have my bottom prescription placed a little lower in the lenses than recommended, which helps me "keep it out of my way" when walking, shooting, etc.

If you're using trifocals or progressives, consider trying bifocals instead for shooting. If you are already using bifocals, is it possible you might be "splitting" the lenses when looking through your scope? If so, a lower placement of your bottom prescription might help?
 

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I posted about this same topic a couple years ago. A member suggested to turn my scope lense while looking through it wearing glasses until its not blurry and it helped me.
 
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