4 doctors weighed in:
Can glasses actually make your eyesight worse?
4 doctors weighed in

Dr. Rajesh Khanna
Ophthalmology
2 doctors agree
In brief: Incorrect ones
Otherwise wearing proper prescription is safe.

In brief: Incorrect ones
Otherwise wearing proper prescription is safe.
Dr. Rajesh Khanna
Dr. Rajesh Khanna
Thank
Dr. Martin Mayers
Ophthalmology
In brief: Yes
If you are farsighted and wear glasses that are too strong, your eyesight without glasses might deteriorate faster than otherwise.
However your eyesight with glasses will not be worse.

In brief: Yes
If you are farsighted and wear glasses that are too strong, your eyesight without glasses might deteriorate faster than otherwise.
However your eyesight with glasses will not be worse.
Dr. Martin Mayers
Dr. Martin Mayers
Thank
Get help from a real doctor now
Dr. Andrea Brand
Board Certified,
6M people helped
Continue
108,000 doctors available
Read more answers from doctors