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For certain long, fast slides I still look down, but my visibility on stage is very limited (I wear a mask in my current band) so practicing knowing where you are by feel has been very helpful for me. I'd recommend trying it without fret markers.
I started playing the guitar by reversing the strings of a right-handed guitar to left-handed. There were no fret markings on the guitar and the white dots for 3rd, 5th and 7th frets in the side facing to the player were invisible to me. It provides frustration for some time but after that you see the benefits of your muscles memorizing the fret positions ...
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