I did get a compliment on my Fleisher's Rings :) [it almost sounded like I was being chatted up :) ] [go on ... google for it, you know you want to know what they are :) (and you'll probably find out more than you wanted to about "keratoconus", my main optical problem, as well) (or just go here - but there are pictures of eyes, so be warned!) ]
The reason for trying to change the fit is that the lenses I'm wearing now are rubbing against the lower eyelid a bit and blocking some glands there from working properly ... which I guess is why I've been having so much trouble with them recently. I have a new pair of lenses ordered and should be able to get them when I'm back from the US.
right, back to work.