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A 49-year-old member asked:

is squinting a lot a possible sign that i need glasses?

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Dr. Tim Conrad
Ophthalmology 34 years experience
Yes: You need glasses. Go and get some.
Dr. William Dieck
Ophthalmology 38 years experience
Possibly: Squinting to improve you vision may indicate an uncorrected refractive error that can be corrected with spectacle correction. You should have a comprehensive ophthalmologic exam to determine that your eyes are health.

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A 43-year-old member asked:

Will I have to get glasses (or contacts) if I'm always squinting?

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Dr. Tim Conrad
Ophthalmology 34 years experience
Likely: Squinting is a common sign of needing glasses to see better. See an eye doctor to examine you and discuss your options.

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