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Do diopters measure nearsightedness?

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Dr. Richard Bensinger
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In brief: Yes

Nearsighted eyeglass (or contact) correction will be denoted on the prescription as a (-) power and a number (e.
g. -2.75) which would be a nearsighted person with a power of minus 2.75 diopters.

In brief: Yes

Nearsighted eyeglass (or contact) correction will be denoted on the prescription as a (-) power and a number (e.
g. -2.75) which would be a nearsighted person with a power of minus 2.75 diopters.
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