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Ready-made readers - the hidden dangers.

by: Optometrist Noosa on

Ready-made readers are often referred to as over-the-counter readers, ready-mades or magnifiers. They are a mass-produced product and are commonly sold in servos, dress shops, department stores and pharmacies, without the need for a prescription. If over-used, they are likely to cause longer term problems for your vision. Magnifiers are an inferior form of optical correction for most people. They are a one-size-fits all solution and don’t account for your eye’s individual needs. While they are often promoted as providing a low cost alternative to prescription spectac  ...read more