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How effective is pinhole glasses to near sightedness?

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Dr. Richard Bensinger
Ophthalmology
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In brief: Minimal help

Pinhole glasses will clear up any refractive error so your nearsightedness will improve.
But the down side, other than the weird appearance, is that there is a massive drop in the total light input and a restriction in the peripheral field of view, so the pin hole glasses are a good diagnostic test but not a practical solution.

In brief: Minimal help

Pinhole glasses will clear up any refractive error so your nearsightedness will improve.
But the down side, other than the weird appearance, is that there is a massive drop in the total light input and a restriction in the peripheral field of view, so the pin hole glasses are a good diagnostic test but not a practical solution.
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