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What is the highest near sighted prescription for your contacts?

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Dr. Richard Bensinger
Ophthalmology

In brief: Very high

Premade contacts occur up to about -16.
00 diopters. But if you have a greater power need, then a gas permeable lens can be made to any power needed. So there is no highest prescription for any power.

In brief: Very high

Premade contacts occur up to about -16.
00 diopters. But if you have a greater power need, then a gas permeable lens can be made to any power needed. So there is no highest prescription for any power.
Dr. Richard Bensinger
Dr. Richard Bensinger
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Dr. Robert Kwok
Pediatrics

In brief: About -16 diopters

For high myopia persons, contact lenses are available to about -16 diopters.
Technology improves every year, so a person should see his eye specialist at least once a year and ask about new products, while he is getting examined.

In brief: About -16 diopters

For high myopia persons, contact lenses are available to about -16 diopters.
Technology improves every year, so a person should see his eye specialist at least once a year and ask about new products, while he is getting examined.
Dr. Robert Kwok
Dr. Robert Kwok
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