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Do you have to use assistive technology on TSR?
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yes i use a screenreader and magnification
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Do you have severe myopia (nearsightedness)?
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yes and about 7 other eye conditions
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How old are you?
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Have you ever been able to see 'normally'?
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yes and about 7 other eye conditions
Do you wear thick glasses?
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yes
I'm 16 too and it's looks like I'll be having thick glasses too as -3.75 in right eye and -3.25 in left eye.
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Have you ever been able to see 'normally'?
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no
If you could take a pill that would allow you to see 'normally' forever, would you take it?
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If you could take a pill that would allow you to see 'normally' forever, would you take it?
no. im so used to living with very little sight that i wouldnt want full sight
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Do you go to a mainstream school/ college? Would you like to go to uni? What would you like to study?
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Do you go to a mainstream school/ college? Would you like to go to uni? What would you like to study?
yes i go to a mainstream school with lots of adjustments and support and i would like to go to uni and do a degree in ethier buisness, marine biology or history
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yes i go to a mainstream school with lots of adjustments and support and i would like to go to uni and do a degree in ethier buisness, marine biology or history
Your eyes would like to do business.
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Your eyes would like to do business.
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I'm 16 too and it's looks like I'll be having thick glasses too as -3.75 in right eye and -3.25 in left eye.
hey that's My exact eye prescriptions and I don't have thick glasses, only when u get to like - 6
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hey that's My exact eye prescriptions and I don't have thick glasses, only when u get to like - 6
Apparently, at -3 is when the thickness of your glasses becomes noticeable. At -6, is when you should get them thinned out.
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