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can you get prescription glasses without a prescription

A 22-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Mayers
41 years experience Ophthalmology
Yes: If your are nearsighted (myopic), have astigmatism, or have different prescriptions for your two eye you will need a prescription from your eye doctor ... Read More
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Dr. Michael Mong
36 years experience Ophthalmology
No.: Prescription glasses correct a specific persons specific refractive error and by definition requires a doctor to determine what the need is and write ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
51 years experience Ophthalmology
Pharmacy: I assume that you have good distance vision and need glasses for reading and near work. Most pharmacies, and other retail outlets have racks of glass ... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ilan Cohen
24 years experience Ophthalmology
No: Your vision may be blurry and you may experience eye-strain or headaches but it cannot change your prescription.
Dr. Richard Carlin
49 years experience Ophthalmology
No.: While your eyesight will not get worse, you may experience eye strain and fatigue and not see as well.
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tim Conrad
33 years experience Ophthalmology
Yes: Most contact lens prescriptions are available in colored contact lenses.
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Yes: Your vision will improve, get worse, or remain the same. Please forgive me, no disrespect is intended. These things are unpredictable. You'll be doin ... Read More
A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jon Fishburn
29 years experience Ophthalmology
Presbyopia: As you age, your accommodation decreases till the point when your reading and intermediate distance vision becomes difficult(presbyopia). Since you ar ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Scartozzi
18 years experience Retinal Surgery
See below: If an optometrist or an ophthalmologist have an optical shop in/near their office, you can get it there.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
51 years experience Ophthalmology
Yes: There are sites through which you can order eyeglasses, some at amazingly low prices. You will need to supply the prescription + a term called the pd ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
51 years experience Ophthalmology
Unclear: You will need a proper prescription (best from an ophthalmologist), to order glasses on line. An optometrist is unlikely to to check them after you ... Read More
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A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Stan Coleman
62 years experience Ophthalmology
Trachoma: Yes I’m answer to your question.

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