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Prescribed glasses. How long should I wear my glasses?

Sir, My self sugi. last week itself my right eye disturbed lot, then went to vasan care eye hosp.. they checked my right eye, and power 0.74, to instruct me to wear glass. n more over my work is on computer only. now am wearing glass while working hours only, my question how long i want to wear glass? YYYY@YYYY
Asked On : Fri, 3 Aug 2012
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I would like to know that whether the power is mins or plus and whether it was given for distant vision or near vision.
Minus power is given for myopia or near sightedness to correct distant vision. Here you need to wear the glass always.
Plus power given for near near vision as in presbyopia and to correct hypermetropia or far sightedness.
In hypermetropia you need to wear the glass always.
In presbyopia when you are glass for seeing, you need to wear it for all your near work like reading, writing and while working on computer.
You need to undergo eye power check up atleast once in a year in all the cases and change the glass if there is any change in the power.
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Answered: Wed, 14 Aug 2013
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