Here are some details on how to check your own vision. Your OD will not do this - ever.https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CdvDOWRSm4g
What is success? It is you actually looking at your own Snellen - and accepting that passing the
20/30 line, is a good success - so you can "dump" that minus lens.
The hard part - is being able to understand that long-term plus wearing is required.
Are you tough enough - to do it yourself?