The title, pretty much says it all.
You probably already know that glasses were invented sometime in the 16th century (some say, much earlier). They were not invented by doctors, not by medical science, not by optometry or ophthalmology. It’s an important point, that medical professionals today would probably rather not have you contemplate a whole lot.
Glasses were appropriated, many centuries later, by the lens manufacturing industry and by modern optometry as the “medical treatment” you’re familiar with today.
And now they call them “prescriptions”.
Let’s stop using words that suggest that myopia is an illness and that glasses are treatment. Glasses, lens correction, diopters, focal plane changes, nerd goggles, old timey myopia treatment, printing that diopter money, .. I’m sure you can find creative ways to express your unsanctioned use of corrective lenses.
And of course, do so carefully, ideally with the guidance of a supportive optometrist, don’t monkey around with diopters if you don’t understand what they do.
In so many less words … tread lightly. 😉
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