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What is the number at which you would have to get glasses?

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Dr. Clement Cheng
Ophthalmology
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In brief: Unique to individual

Most people would start to consider glasses once their prescription is at least 0.
75 diopters or higher. Some people are very sensitive to a small change in their prescription and may opt for glasses at an earlier point. It depends on your visual demands and on how much the glasses improve your vision. There are many people with significantly higher prescription who choose to not get glasses.

In brief: Unique to individual

Most people would start to consider glasses once their prescription is at least 0.
75 diopters or higher. Some people are very sensitive to a small change in their prescription and may opt for glasses at an earlier point. It depends on your visual demands and on how much the glasses improve your vision. There are many people with significantly higher prescription who choose to not get glasses.
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