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How To Calculate Computer Glasses Prescription
Subtract 1.00: The intermediate strength is the reading prescription minus 1 diopter typically. However, your eye doctor can adjust this strength based on the actual distance your computer sits from you. ...Read more
Refraction: A combination of a refraction and the distance that your eyes are from the computer ...Read more
I have myopia and astigmatism and now iam wearing prescription glasses can I use this glasses when reading books or in computer. Thank u?
Is wearing weaker prescription glasses for when I am on the computer a bad thing to do? I'm nearsighted but I still need glasses to see the computer
Not bad: You don't need your full correction to see the computer. As long as you are comfortable in them and you are seeing the computer screen well, then you should be fine. Don't use someone else's glasses ad they might have astigmatism or prism correction that you don't need. Take care. ...Read more
I am shortsighted and have a prescription of -1.00 in each eye. Can I use my glasses to read or use the computer even if I don't need it?
Myopia: Yes you can, but you may notice that you do not need to get as close to the screen. When you reach your presbyopic years this will be a blessing in disguise. ...Read more
Should I wear my nearsighted glasses for reading and looking at computer? My prescription is -1.75 rt eye, -.75 left eye. Will it make vision worse?
Q1: no. Q2: maybe.: If you are "nearsighted, " that means you need your glasses for distance, like for driving, but not reading. Conversely, if you are "farsighted" you need your glasses for up-close vision, like reading but not driving. Using your distance lenses for reading will stress your eyes, and may leave you with a headache and even some mild fatigue. Make sure your prescription is current. ...Read more
Can eye strain cause dizziness and light head all the time? How long can it last? Eyesight is 20/15, dr says no problems. Prescription for computer glasses.
How soon after lasik should I get computer glasses? I know the prescription can change. Now that the myopia is gone my right eye feels strained.
No prescription: Plain glass lenses can be worn for those who like how they look in glasses. If you are blurred when you read or look at distances, even a mild prescription may help you. Usually, people can avoid wearing glasses if they have prescriptions of up to 0.5 diopters; some individuals may feel more visually comfortable with even this low of a glasses prescription. ...Read more
Symptoms include: Continued blurry vision in one or both eyes, headaches from eye strain, dizziness due to lack of focus. Even nausea and vertigo if the prescription is way off from what your eyes need. Don't hesitate to have this rechecked if you feel the glasses are giving you trouble. ...Read more
Naah: Usually a little different, especially as the prescription number gets higher. Also, you have to be fitted with a right fit, not just prescription power. ...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
Could you tell me if my contact lens prescription is -4.00/-4.50 what is my glasses prescription?
My contact lens prescription is significantly different from my glasses prescription. Is this normal?
A small difference: Is normal. A significant difference would be unusual but it could just be the way it is written in a different format. ...Read more
My contact lens prescription is different from my glasses prescription. Is it supposed to be like that?
Yes: The optical principle is lens effectivity. As any lens is moved away from your eye it becomes inherently more powerful (positive) the inverse is also true, as a lens is moved to eye, becomes weaker (negative). So contacts and glasses are adjusted accordingly only if it will affect the final clinical outcome. ...Read more
Hi! I have 25 years and I have an 0.50 astigmatism. I have a cylinder glasses prescription. Should I wear them or not?
No: Won't work.Get a more detailed answer ›
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 more
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
No: If your glasses prescription changed & you don't update, or if you are wearing glasses with the wrong prescription, thea two won't adversely affect your eye health, but your vision will not be optimally in focus. Some people feel eye strain if their glasses are incorrect. A resolution would be to have yor eye md refract your eyes for the correct prescription. ...Read more
I was diagnosed with myopia and in my new glasses prescription there is no minus in front the number, are there any mistake?
Yes: This is probably a sign that was not placed there. Is there a plus sign before the numbers. Check with the eye doctor that gave you the prescription! ...Read more
My new glasses prescription feels wrong at dusk or in dim light. Is it me or should I get new ones?
I have a plus Sphere on my glasses prescription, I've read that this is to correct long-sightedness, but my problem is that I can't see the distance..
Old glasses: Yes if it does not meet your current visual requirement. ...Read more
I wear glasses (prescription) but only whn my eyes still constantly hurts in the sun watching tv etc vwey sensitive. Would you recommend contacts?
My glasses prescription is the following: sphere (-10.0), cylinder (-2.0), axis (176). For tax purposes, I need to know if this characterizes someone as legally blind. Not sure if this is 20/200?
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