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Do I have to wear glasses everyday if I am nearsighted or can I take them off except to drive?
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Dr. Joseph Barakeh
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In brief: Not always
To safely drive day or night, you should probably wear your glasses, as you have noted.
Any other activity, or at least those which do not involve rapidly-moving vehicles, sports, projectiles, people, or objects, you can probably skip it; medically speaking, wearing glasses for nearsighted correction makes no difference at your age. You just won't see things very clearly from a distance.

In brief: Not always
To safely drive day or night, you should probably wear your glasses, as you have noted.
Any other activity, or at least those which do not involve rapidly-moving vehicles, sports, projectiles, people, or objects, you can probably skip it; medically speaking, wearing glasses for nearsighted correction makes no difference at your age. You just won't see things very clearly from a distance.
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