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Subject:  Re: Eyeglasses deductible as a work expense? Date:  9/17/2003  12:25 AM
Author:  irasmilo Number:  66906 of 123001

I know that prescription eyeglasses are deductible as a medical expense if I reach the benchmark of 7.5% (I hope I never take that deduction!). However, are they deductible as an unreimbursed work expense if I am required to wear them by my employer to do my job (air traffic