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A 37-year-old member asked:

my vision is too blurry to read without getting those drugstore magnifying glasses. what could be the problem?

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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 46 years experience
Presbyopia: Most people over 40 begin to loose the flexibility of the lens of the eye that allows adjustments in its shape for near vs far vision. That leads to the need for magnification for close vision. It could certainly be something else, but this is the most common reason.

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A 38-year-old member asked:

Please explain why is my vision blurry with contact lenses and fine with glasses?

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Dr. Richard Wieder
Ophthalmology 35 years experience
Blurred vision: With contact lenses but not with your glasses indicates that your eyes are ok. There is something going on with the contacts. Either the powers are incorrect or you aren't tolerating the type of contacts you are using. You should discuss this with your eye doctor.

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Last updated Feb 20, 2015

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