FLOSS UR TEETH

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Jan 30, 2011
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Hi everyone,

So I just received my loupes in the mail. They are the buddy holly's 3.5X EF. However, when I sit at my desk and use it to read a piece of paper or something they seem to be a little blurry and a little cross-eyed. I have my posture the same way as when they measured me. Is this normal for first time use? Or do I need to send them back? Is there another simple test I can do right now (at home) to check if everything is correct? Thanks.
 

Duriel

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Draw an x. Look to see if any lines aren't in focus, that could show if one of the lenses is off.
 

oreoson

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Apr 16, 2008
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have a DFV 3.5X EF as well. When I first tried it on, I just couldn't get it focus on anything, so I brought it to their sales person. It turns out I have a case of Asian nose :thumbdown:, and the nose pads need adjustment. I would suggest playing around with the nose pads little bit, but be careful not to snap them off.
 
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FLOSS UR TEETH

7+ Year Member
Jan 30, 2011
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Thanks for the help everyone. You have to make sure the lens is as close to your eyes as possible. I have my prescription in it as well so I just had to play around with the strap to tighten it just right and the vision cleared up great. I am obviously a noob at this haha