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A 40-year-old member asked:

Why is one prescription glasses lens thicker than the other?

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Dr. Richard Bensinger
Ophthalmology 53 years experience
Different power: While many people have eyes that are close in optical needs, sometimes there is a moderate to big difference which will be reflected in a different thickness of the lenses. If you see well through each side, that might simply be your situation. If one of them is blurry, check with your ophthalmologist for a reason why this has happened.
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