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Is It Safe To Wear Reading Glasses Even If You Have Perfect Vision
No: It will not harm his eyes. Over-the-counter reading glasses are good magnifiers and make it easier to see close objects, . They can be useful to anyone, even children, for this purpose. If your child wears them alot, it is possible they need glasses and an eye exam is advised. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
No...: ...But it may cause undue strain. Up until the 40s, the eyes can normally focus for near work. By the late 40s, near focus becomes difficult. Reading glasses are essentially magnifiers that help you focus up close. If you can focus up close on your own, there is no reason to use readers, and they can give you headaches. There is no danger, however, in using them. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Reading glasses: Reading glasses or bifocals are part of aging. It's going to occur. The muscles in the eye that focuses up close weaken and the lens becomes less flexible. When you use reading glasses, these muscles do not have to work as hard, so the weaken more. But this is a normal pattern. It's like buying a pair of pants with a larger waist size, they feel better, but you'll probably never go back ...Read more
I have prescribed reading glasses. It does not affect my vision when looking in the distance. Is it ok for me to wear them 24/7?
Yes: Weaeing or not wearing them will not affect the health of your eyes. ...Read more
I have perfect vision up close and far away. If i wear reading glasses for fun and just for reading will it do any damage on my eyes?
No damage: but they may not work so well for you to see distance, as they are only useful for near work. ...Read more
I've gotten weird headaches for several years(5 or 6?). My eyes start to hurt & my vision blurs. They hurt & burn until they start fighting to close. Sleep helps correct it. I wear reading glasses & my RX hasn't changed. What's wrong with my eyes?
Is it safe to use reading glasses for close-up blurrry vision while I go to see my eye Doc? I'm 21 and I've been having vision problems for a month.
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