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what is the weakest prescription for eyeglasses

A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Chandler
32 years experience in Ophthalmology
Worst of the worst: A strong glasses prescription implied very severe refractive error. This is usually due to the eye either being too long, too short, or too irregular ... Read More

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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jan Lei Iwata
25 years experience in Ophthalmology
The one you can see: the best through. Everyone is different, and need different or NO correction to correct their refractive error. So seeing best is the goal!
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tim Conrad
33 years experience in Ophthalmology
Get laser surgery: This will reduce or eliminate your need for glasses.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Jackson
29 years experience in Addiction Medicine
Headache and : Eyes will get very tired.
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Daniel Bustos
17 years experience in Ophthalmology
At most a headache: Nothing bad will happen to your eyes if your wear a prescription that doesn't match the refractive error in your eyes. All glasses do is bend light a ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Chandler
32 years experience in Ophthalmology
No effect on sight: If you think of your eye as a camera, having a properly focused lens gives clearest picture possible, but the lens itself does not change the camera. ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gutti Rao
Dr. Gutti Rao answered
45 years experience in Hospital-based practice
Eyeglasses: If you want use your current lenses and want to chage just the frame, you may be able to get it done any of the local eyeglasses center. But it hard ... Read More
A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Richard Zimon
58 years experience in Internal Medicine
Wearing glasses: does NOT make vision worse.....AND not wearing glasses if your vision is "OK" makes sense! Hope this is helpful! Dr Z
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Matheson Harris
15 years experience in Ophthalmology
Some relief: Asthenopia is pain in the eyes associated with long periods of close work. A proper prescription can potentially lessen this problem, but usually won ... Read More
A 50-year-old male asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
51 years experience in Ophthalmology
Probably not: Meniere's is an inner ear problem and not due to any dysfunction of the eye. The triggers are unknown but do not appear to be visual. I assume you h ... Read More
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