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I was diagnosed with -4.75 myopia in left eye but my glasses

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I was diagnosed with -4.75 myopia in left eye but my glasses had a prescription of -4.5
but the doctor said it's ok i do use a lot of computer and get bit discomfort while driving in night
Submitted: 5 years ago.
Category: Eye
Expert:  Dr. James replied 5 years ago.

Dr. James : hello.
Dr. James : How old are your glasses?
Customer:

hi

Customer:

they are brand new

Dr. James : Is the -4.75 prescription from the same doctor?
Customer:

yeah

Dr. James : What is the prescription suppose to be, 4.50 or 4.75?
Customer:

4.75

Customer:

so i miss the 0.25

Dr. James : So, they made the glasses wrong?
Customer:

ok

Dr. James : No, i am asking you. Did they make the glaases incorrectly?
Customer:

no

Customer:

the doctor

Customer:

checked the glasses

Customer:

and said you can go with the glasses

Customer:

you have

Customer:

he said 0.25

Customer:

correction

Customer:

will not matter much

Dr. James : I agree with your doctor that 0.25 does not matter much in most people.
Dr. James : So, if you see fine with -4.50then stick with that.
Dr. James : Some people like the extra power as it makes things a little bolder.
Customer:

ok

Customer:

but i do feel

Customer:

little discomfort

Customer:

by bright lights

Dr. James : That is unlikely do to the glaases.
Customer:

ok

Dr. James : Mote likely dry eyes or allergies.
Customer:

ok

Dr. James : Use articial tears and see if that helps.
Customer:

hmm

Customer:

can prolong computer use

Customer:

dry eyes

Customer:

i meam

Customer:

mean

Customer:

cause

Dr. James : Yes, since you tend to blink less when using using the computer.
Customer:

hmm

Customer:

th

Customer:

do eye exercises help

Dr. James : No, just relax your eyes every 10-15 minutes by looking off to the distance.
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