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A 61-year-old male asked:

Was having trouble seeing text on computer unless i looked over top of glasses. went to vision center & got new glasses but can not pick them up because corona virus caused business to be closed. is it ok to get reading glasses to see text or wait.

2 doctor answers3 doctors weighed in
Dr. Lauren Bickel
Specializes in Family Medicine
Reading glasses yes: It would be quite reasonable to try low power (+1.25) reading glasses to see if they help, while waiting to pick up your new glasses
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 26 years experience
Reading glasses: Reading glasses can be used as a temporary measure while you await your prescription lenses.
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Last updated May 25, 2020

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