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Can You Explain Why My Contact Lens Dioptry Is Higher Than My Glasses Dioptry
Contacts: You are far-sighted. The contact lens sits on the eye; glasses sit on the nose. The distance from the contact lens to the center of the eye is closer than the distance from the glasses lens to the center of the eye. Thus, for a far-sighted person, the lens power must be greater for the contact lens to achieve the same effective correction as the glasses. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My glasses are( -) 4 diopter. I m now 40. Howcan i improve my eyesight? Now i started feeling that ability to read nearby things also reducing.
Bf has contact lens script but none for glasses.No insurance&POOR but found$6.99 glasses+lens deal online.Is there good contacts to glasses converter?
Numbers game: Fitting cl is an art form as much as science. When the eyeglass refraction is placed in a cl if the number is large enough the strength of the contact may be different to cause good vision. The fit can also change the numbers. These are called "fudge factors'. The numbers are not as important as the ability to see wella nd comfortably. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Not usually: Contact lenses that are used properly in a patient who is a proper candidate for their used will generally not be harmful. That's why so many millions of people successfully wear them. ...Read more
Slightly tricky: Mostly straightforward if there is no astigmatism but a little involved if there is astigmatism. I assume you are ordering lenses online and will need that conversion. There is also some experience functions depending upon the type of lens. Check with your ophthalmologist to get this done for you. Optometrists are unlikely to do it as they prefer to sell you lenses. ...Read more
Contact Lens Use (Definition)
A contact lens is a thin plastic or glass lens that is fitted over the colored part of the eye. It may be used for corrective, cosmetic, or therapeutic purposes. ...Read more
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