Does anyone in The Galaxy Far Far Away wear eyeglasses? (specifically to correct for bad vision, NOT sunglasses or some special optics designed to enhance you natural senses ala whatever optics Vader's suit or Mandalorian armor provided).

(this arose out of random comment in Chat)

The question is mostly for G-canon, though I'll accept answers from T-/C- canons

  • R2-D2 wears beer goggles on Jaba's Sail Barge. – Major Stackings Apr 5 '13 at 16:30
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    The Death Star has focus! =) – Michael Viktor Starberg Apr 5 '13 at 18:13
  • Jason Baker's answer should be the accepted one now! – Null Dec 15 '15 at 18:25
  • @Null - Done... – DVK-on-Ahch-To Dec 15 '15 at 19:32

In addition to an abundance of Legends examples, spectacles have made the jump to new Disney canon:

  • Nuvo Vindi, the mad Faust scientist from "Blue Shadow Virus" and "Mystery of a Thousand Moons", episodes of The Clone Wars

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    Although he doesn't wear them all the time (he appears to only use them when looking at something close-up), he does occasionally pull out a pair of pince-nez glasses.

  • Gorga the Hutt, a member of the Hutt Council, wore a monocle

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  • Though unclear whether or not they were corrective (rather than for safety or magnification), the Parwan Doctor Gubacher wore some manner of lenses in "Secret Weapons", an episode of The Clone Wars and his only appearance:

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    A monocle can lend an air of class and gentle dignity that a giant murderous space slug might find lacking – Valorum Dec 15 '15 at 19:07
  • Great. I didn't think we could get canon examples more distressing that Ewoks film. I shoudla known. – DVK-on-Ahch-To Dec 15 '15 at 19:20

Noa Briqualon from Ewoks: The Battle For Endor.

Noa Briqualon

and Saun Dann from the Holiday Special

Saun Dann

In lower canons, the Wookieepedia entry for spectacles lists a few others, noting that

Spectacles were very rare, as advanced surgery and cybernetic implants were more efficient in many ways.

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    OK, can I please request that these two "sources" be striken out of canon and mind-bleached out of my head now? :) – DVK-on-Ahch-To Apr 6 '13 at 15:31
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    I felt dirty just posting them. – phantom42 Apr 6 '13 at 15:35
  • @dvk - Is there a "Life Day" equivalent of 'The Grinch'? – Valorum Mar 31 '14 at 20:19
  • @DVK Was mind-bleaching a common practice in the galaxy far, far away? :) – maguirenumber6 Dec 16 '15 at 5:14

Noa Briqualon from Ewoks: The Battle for Endor wears glasses :

Noa Briqualon


We also have:

Lonn Idd in Star Wars Droids 2: The Ultimate Weapon

Lonn Idd wearing glasses

and C-3PO (as a disguise):

C-3PO disguises himself with glasses (an excellent disguise - you wouldn't know it was him!)

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    Ah yes, the Clark Kent method of disguise. – Michael Itzoe Dec 16 '15 at 15:45
  • Who's the droid in the bottom picture? – Valorum Dec 18 '15 at 23:59
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    @Richard Wookieepedia reckons its 3PO, but I think it's General Grievous 😉 – Often Right Dec 19 '15 at 0:48

Also the Kel Dor:

They also wore goggles to protect their eye fluids from evaporating.

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    While this link may answer the question, it is better to include the essential parts of the answer here and provide the link for reference. Link-only answers can become invalid if the linked page changes. - From Review – Möoz Dec 16 '15 at 3:30

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