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Do I have reading glasses or distance glasses; how can I tell?

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Dr. Matheson Harris
Ophthalmology

In brief: Put them on

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If it is clear at about 18 inches from your face but your vision at distance is fuzzy, they are likely reading glasses. If the opposite is true, they are likely distance glasses. This could vary based on your prescription.

In brief: Put them on

Put them on and hold up some text.
If it is clear at about 18 inches from your face but your vision at distance is fuzzy, they are likely reading glasses. If the opposite is true, they are likely distance glasses. This could vary based on your prescription.
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