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Do I have to get a new eye prescription to get glasses every time I want new glasses?

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Dr. Ralph Morgan Lewis
Family Medicine

In brief: Depends

If your vision has changed since the last time you got glasses, you'll certainly want to be examined to get a new prescription.
If you just want a different style frame/lens shape, the glasses providers can read your prescription from current glasses & adapt it to new frames /lenses of your choice. Still a good idea to have yearly eye exam to check for glaucoma, cataracts, macular degeneration….

In brief: Depends

If your vision has changed since the last time you got glasses, you'll certainly want to be examined to get a new prescription.
If you just want a different style frame/lens shape, the glasses providers can read your prescription from current glasses & adapt it to new frames /lenses of your choice. Still a good idea to have yearly eye exam to check for glaucoma, cataracts, macular degeneration….
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