Maximum O-T-C Reading Glass Diopter

1/1/2018

Massachusetts: These magnifiers are not intended to be a substitute for corrective lenses; only a professional eye examination can determine your eye health status and vision needs. 

 

Minnesota: If you have experienced a vision loss, the selection of these glasses should not take the place of an eye exam.

[Minnesota prohibits the sale of OTC reading glasses in powers exceeding +3.25 diopters, as well as the sale of OTC bifocals, without a prescription.] 

 

New York: Attention: ready-to-wear non-prescription glasses are not intended to replace prescribed corrective lenses or examinations by an eye care professional. Continuous eye check-ups are necessary to determine your eye health status and vision needs.

[New York State prohibits the sale of OTC reading glasses in powers exceeding +2.75 diopters, as well as the sale of OTC bifocals, without a prescription.] 

 

Rhode Island: These magnifiers are not intended to be a substitute for corrective lenses; only a professional eye examination can determine your eye health status and vision needs.

[Rhode Island prohibits the sale of OTC reading glasses in powers exceeding +2.50 diopters, as well as the sale of OTC bifocals, without a prescription.]