A 32-year-old member asked:
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can i buy prescription sunglasses without prescription?

2 doctor answers
Dr. David Kira
20 years experience Ophthalmology
NO: You need a refraction or check for glasses which translates into a custom fitted lens for your eyes and this requires a prescription. See your ophthalmologist for one of these.
Answered on Sep 28, 2011
Dr. Emil Chynn
28 years experience LASIK Surgery
Sunglasses: No.
Answered on Nov 6, 2012

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Dr. Bud Kurwa answered
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Yes: But should not be necessary if the lenses are made correctly.

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