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Can You Tell Me What My Eye Glasses Prescription Means
It's a math formula: The prescription tells the lens maker how to shape the lens (glasses, contacts) that will best correct your vision. The first number is the amount of nearsightedness (-) or farsightedness (+) to be corrected. The next number is the amount of astigmatism to treat and the number after the "x" is the angle of the astigmatism to be treated. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can you assist , need an explanation of my eye prescription. is it worth buying eye glasses? rt: -0.25 sphere, -0.50 cylinder, 168 axis. Lt: 0.75 sp
What would my contact lense prescription be if my glasses prescription is -1.75 on my right eye and -1.25 on my left eye? Is it possible to tell?
CL prescription: Yes, it is possible to tell. It can be calculated from the power of your glasses and the distance of the lens of the glasses to your cornea. For a low prescription like yours, it will most likely be the same as your glasses. For higher prescriptions, it would be a different prescription. ...Read more
Easy: Take the distance sphere power and add 1.00 to it and then take the near add power and reduce it by 1.00. This is my typical calculation for computer glasses. For example, your right lens is -2.25 +1.25 x 30 add: +2.00, your computer glasses would be -1.25 +1.25 x 30 add: +1.00. Hope this helps. ...Read more
Do you have to get an eye exam before you get contacts even if you already have your glasses prescription?
What is best test for finding out prescription eye glasses strength for a 4 yrs old? He is short sighted.
Eye glasses: You need to take the little boy to an eye doctor. The wrong prescription can make things worse. Please see a professional. Peace and good health. ...Read more
I recently got a stronger prescription for my eye glasses, it's been a week and i still haven't gotten used to them. I feel dizzy and a little bit of ?
I wear glasses (prescription) but only whn my eyes still constantly hurts in the sun watching tv etc vwey sensitive. Would you recommend contacts?
Saw doctor for dry eye and got glasses prescription instead. Can dryness cause vision changes & should I go for a 2nd opinion if exam didn't investigate dryness?
Depends: If your vision has changed since the last time you got glasses, you'll certainly want to be examined to get a new prescription. If you just want a different style frame/lens shape, the glasses providers can read your prescription from current glasses & adapt it to new frames /lenses of your choice. Still a good idea to have yearly eye exam to check for glaucoma, cataracts, macular degeneration…. ...Read more
42 year old with a -0.75 eye prescription. Will i still need reading glasses at some point? Or will this level of myopia cancel it out?
You'll need them: Probably in another 4-5 years.Get a more detailed answer ›
Lense power: The prescription for eyeglasses is the formula that the lense maker (optician) needs to provide the correct lense for your eyeglasses. On the form you will see od: right eye; os :left eye; power : strength ; cylinder: astigmatism; add: near vision correction for those over 40 and sometimes prism: for eye alignment. ...Read more
Could you tell me if my contact lens prescription is -4.00/-4.50 what is my glasses prescription?
Are you referring to: Are you referring to the brand of spectacle lens frames "converse"? ...Read more
Can you please explain what this eye prescription means? 0.D. Cylinder -0.25 axis 90 o.S -0.50 axis 75?
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