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What is "eye refraction level" meaning?

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Dr. William Goldstein answered

Specializes in Ophthalmology

Nearsightedness: This is probably a reference to how much nearsightedness, farsightedness or astigmatism you have.

Answered 10/12/2012

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Dr. Richard Bensinger answered

Specializes in Ophthalmology

Eye power: this is the number used to specify the lens power that the optician needs to fabricate your eyeglasses. It is different from the Snellen fraction (like 20/20) used to measure the visual level.

Answered 6/17/2015

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