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A 35-year-old member asked:

Please help! what is the worst prescription number that you can get on your eyes before being considered blind?

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Dr. Richard Bensinger
Ophthalmology 52 years experience
No limit: The number of lens power on the prescription gives the power for the best vision. As long as the vision improves with those eyeglasses, that is terrific. There is no number beyond which correction is not possible.

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