Q. I have eye powers -0. 5 and -0. 75. Should I wear glasses all the time?

Answered by
Dr. Vaibhev Mittal
and medically reviewed by Dr. Divya Banu M

Hi doctor,

I have RE -0.50 and LE -0.75. Should I wear glasses all the time? I am not comfortable with my glasses and need to change contact lenses instead of glasses, if it is possible. Can I change to contact lenses?

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Dr. Vaibhev Mittal

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Ophthalmology (Eye Care)

Hello,

Welcome to icliniq.com.

Ideally yes, you must wear glasses all the time. Since this power is not high, you can avoid them while doing near work like while reading or working on mobile, etc. Yes, you can use a contact lens. For this, small power contact lenses will be of the same power as spectacle power.

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