A 23-year-old male asked:
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will wearing regular sunglasses harm the eyesight of someone who usually wears prescription glasses. (i've worn them for 19 years, i am 23 years old)?

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Dr. Alan Jackson
29 years experience Addiction Medicine
Sun glasses: Recommended... They will in no way harm your eyes or eyesight. If you have prescription glasses, get a prescription for sunglasses.
Answered on Jun 15, 2014
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