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A 31-year-old member asked:

Should i wear glasses over contacts to help with farsightedness and astigmatism?

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Dr. David Chandler
Ophthalmology 34 years experience
Can help these: Contact lenses come in virtually all possible powers, including ones that correct farsightedness and astigmatism at the same time. The lenses tend to have few power choices for extreme farsightedness compared to nearsightedness, however. An optometrist or ophthalmologist can fit for contact lenses.
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