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I'm 43 and feeling eye strain lately. my prescription in both eyes: sphere +25, -.50 cylinder, od axis 85, os axis 105 with a +1.00 add. will glasses help?

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Dr. Richard Bensinger
Ophthalmology 53 years experience
Small numbers: These figures indicate a very minor degree of distance correction. You are at an age when near vision is an issue and might need correction at near. Is your strain from reading? and near vision? If it is generalized, then check with your ophthalmologist for evaluation.

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