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A 41-year-old member asked:

I need new glasses but have no insurance. how long can i put it off?

1 doctor answer2 doctors weighed in
Dr. Richard Bensinger
Ophthalmology 54 years experience
Need useful vision: You can put of improving the vision with your glasses (putting off updating) as long as the vision your current pain gives you allows you to successfully perform your personal and work related tasks. If these are suffering, than you need to 'bit the bullet' and pay for an update, as well as to determine if the worsening of vision is just eyeglass needs or some other problem.
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A 35-year-old member asked:

I need new glasses and have a couple problems but no insurance. Who can help?

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Dr. Ron Jones
Family Medicine 47 years experience
Optometry School: Is there a school of optometry in your area. Medical and other medical related schools often have free clinics for training students, interns, and residents. Google.
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