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A 16-year-old male asked:

I am shortsighted and have a prescription of -1.00 in each eye. can i use my glasses to read or use the computer even if i don't need it?

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Dr. Yale Kanter
Ophthalmology 62 years experience
Myopia: Yes you can, but you may notice that you do not need to get as close to the screen. When you reach your presbyopic years this will be a blessing in disguise.
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