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is it okay to wear reading glasses all the time

A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
51 years experience Ophthalmology
No necessary: Reading glasses provide good vision at near for those who are in the over 40 age group. You can wear them as much as you want although they will blur ... Read More

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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Dieck
37 years experience Ophthalmology
Yes: However, if you are not farsighted, they may blur your distance vision. They will not harm your eyes.
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mark Diamond
45 years experience Pediatrics
? Triggers?: When they occur daily at the same time, there must be something that triggers them.Look at diet, stress, and hydration status at that time to assess w ... Read More
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Dieck
37 years experience Ophthalmology
Maybe: If you are farsighted, an otc reading glass may clear your distance vision . This is rare, however, sine=ce very few people meet the appropriate crit ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Wieder
34 years experience Ophthalmology
Presbyopia: Is the term which describes the typical age-related development of reading problems. Often, patients who don't need glasses for distance vision can g ... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
51 years experience Ophthalmology
No harm: At your age your natural accomodation should allow clear vision of reading material and computer screens. If you are more comfortable using a plus on ... Read More
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tim Conrad
33 years experience Ophthalmology
No: Glasses have no effect on the eyes. So you can wear glasses as much or as little as you want.
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Kira
20 years experience Ophthalmology
Yes: No problem here - if they provide clear near vision by all means, use them!
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tim Conrad
33 years experience Ophthalmology
Neither: If they improve your ability to see better at near, then you should wear them for this purpose.
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
36 years experience Family Medicine
Not really: Not really.

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