A 41-year-old member asked:
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which prescription is considered severe myopia?

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Dr. Tim Conrad
34 years experience Ophthalmology
There is no: Agreement about this, but many would consider -6.00 or more as "high myopia".
Answered on Jun 20, 2013

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