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A 27-year-old female asked:

I have a sph power of -0.75 in left eye and -1 in right eye. my right eye also has cylindrical power of -0.5, axis 100. should i wear glasses always?

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Dr. Richard Bensinger
Ophthalmology 53 years experience
Your choice: Glasses are an optical improvement but not a medical item. If you need the clarity of vision these glasses can provide, then by all means wear them. But you do no harm living with a little blur and your powers indicate that reading should be no issue at all. Either way, the health of the eyes will not compromised.

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