A member asked:

Hi, wearing incorrect prescription glasses, will not harm eyes regardless if someone is nearsighted and continue wearing for next 1 year, correct?

2 doctors weighed in across 2 answers
Dr. Tim Conrad answered

Specializes in Ophthalmology

Glasses, correct or incorrect, do not change eyes.

Answered Jan 2, 2014



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Dr. Richard Witlin answered

Specializes in LASIK Surgery

Wearing the wrong prescription will not hurt your eyes. However, it can certainly cause visual symptoms such as blurred vision, eye strain, or headaches.

Answered Jan 12, 2014



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