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And i'm wondering if I need reading glasses; how can you tell when you would need them?

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Dr. Matheson Harris
Ophthalmology

In brief: Easy test at home

Hold up some relatively small text at a comfortable distance.
If it is blurry, but gets more clear as you move away, you likely need reading glasses. If you are just now experiencing this problem and are in your early to mid-forties, you almost certainly need reading glasses :).

In brief: Easy test at home

Hold up some relatively small text at a comfortable distance.
If it is blurry, but gets more clear as you move away, you likely need reading glasses. If you are just now experiencing this problem and are in your early to mid-forties, you almost certainly need reading glasses :).
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