Richfield has hard water. My parents use salt to soften it in the house, but the sprinklers still spout out some pretty hard water. In high school I drove a Chevy Caprice. It had a really large windshied. (It had a really large everything, but that's beside the point) Anyway...The sprinklers would come and spatter that windshield and leave little hard water spots all over the place. The hard water would cause the window to cloud up and was especially annoying when you were driving toward the sun. It would cause this crazy glare that you could still see through, but only kind of.
It was frustrating as regular window washer fluid couldn't get rid of those little splatters. You had to use Lime-a-way or some other hard water remover. And I was lazy. I hated cleaning that window and would usually wait until I could barely see anything before doing anything about it.
Hubris has come back to bite me.
I've been having issues with my contacts. They are crazy cloudy... and it has nothing to do with the barometer. It's been an issue for several years, but the past few months it's been terrible. It's happened with different brands of contacts, different solutions, different make-up, different mosturizers, etc. Oddly enough, the common denominator was me. Who would have thought? Anyway, while not spraying Lime-a-way directly into my eye, I do spend a lot of time cleaning my eyeballs so I can see clearly....a lot meaning five or six times a day to minimize insanity.
Well... I finally got fed up today and went into my eye doctor. He pulled one of his handy dandy machines up and before he could even look directly into my gold rimmed baby blues, he was like, "Woah. We need a picture of this." The then proceeded to take up the closest pictures my eyes have ever had. One from each side on each eye.
Then he showed me. I am not even kidding when I tell you it looked just like the windshield of the Chevy Caprice. Crazy!
Apparently I am a really good protein builder. And my contacts love hanging on to said little eye proteins. They like hanging on so much that they make my vision drive me nuts. So... we'll try a different solution. I've used this solution before and the problem was less prevalent, so here's hoping. If that doesn't work, I'm headed to a daily contact lens.
But until then, just remember... I'm watching you. Well, kind of... it's a bit cloudy out.