Pacemaker and magnetic glasses

Hi everyone, sorry if this question was asked before. I am about to buy New glasses that you can attach sunglasses to but the are connected via magnets on each side of the frame.

The optician tells me its fine and that the magnets are weak enough to not interfere with my St Judes pacemaker. What Do you guys think. I am very unsure and since I cant return the glasses (am on vacation in Italy last day today and my cardiologist is not available)

Thank you so much in advance! :)



by Julros - 2023-06-10 11:45:46

The optician is correct, those magets are not strong enough to have any effect. 

Only strong mangets held within 6 inches of your device will have any effect. And even then, the effect is temporary and will stop as soon as the magnet is moved away. 

I hope you had a wonderful vacation!

very safe

by Tracey_E - 2023-06-10 12:03:36

A magnet has to be very strong and within 6" of our device to affect it. 

not remotely strong enough

by dwelch - 2023-06-28 03:00:02

not remotely strong enough, zero worries.

Thank you so much!

by HeikeP - 2023-06-29 11:01:29

Thanks everybody for your help, I bought the glasses and am super happy with them! 


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