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Does one need an updated eye prescription to purchase glasses/contacts?

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Dr. Tim Conrad answered

Specializes in Ophthalmology

Yes: Most practioners require an eye exam, refraction and contact lens fitting be done annually in order to receive a contact lens prescription. For glasses, many optical shops will not fill a prescription that is over 6 months old.

Answered 8/27/2013

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