A 21-year-old male asked:
Is wearing weaker prescription glasses for when i am on the computer a bad thing to do? i'm nearsighted but i still need glasses to see the computer
1 doctor answer • 2 doctors weighed in
Ophthalmology 12 years experience
Not bad: You don't need your full correction to see the computer. As long as you are comfortable in them and you are seeing the computer screen well, then you should be fine. Don't use someone else's glasses ad they might have astigmatism or prism correction that you don't need. Take care.
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