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A 24-year-old female asked:

if i don't wear my prescription glasses will my vision improve, get worse, or remain the same?

2 doctor answers3 doctors weighed in
Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology 44 years experience
Yes: Your vision will improve, get worse, or remain the same. Please forgive me, no disrespect is intended. These things are unpredictable. You'll be doing yourself a favor if you do wear your prescription rx's, and i hope that you will at least wear them when you are driving a motor vehicle. Many men will like the serious, thoughtful look that glasses give you; or you have a contact lens option.
Dr. Richard Carlin
Ophthalmology 50 years experience
Not related: Wearing or not wearing your glasses will not affect how your vision will change, unless, of course, you are wearing them to treat a "lazy" eye.

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