A 41-year-old member asked:
I have -8.00 eye prescription! does that mean i going blind?
1 doctor answer • 1 doctor weighed in
Ophthalmology 52 years experience
No: If the only thing wrong is you need this lens power, which is not rare, then you should not go blind unless there is something else wrong with your eyes and vision.
4.5k viewsAnswered >2 years ago
Last updated Feb 16, 2014
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