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Is it safe to use my contact lens prescription values for eyeglasses?

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Dr. Ari Weitzner
Ophthalmology

In brief: Safe

But not necessarily accurate prescription- depends on the strength.

In brief: Safe

But not necessarily accurate prescription- depends on the strength.
Dr. Ari Weitzner
Dr. Ari Weitzner
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Dr. Robert Chang
Ophthalmology

In brief: Not correct

Eyeglasses and contacts lens prescriptions are not the same.
There is a power difference since the glasses are farther from the cornea surface compared to contact lens. Thus you need a different prescription, plus contact lens requires a base curve and diameter in addition to the power.

In brief: Not correct

Eyeglasses and contacts lens prescriptions are not the same.
There is a power difference since the glasses are farther from the cornea surface compared to contact lens. Thus you need a different prescription, plus contact lens requires a base curve and diameter in addition to the power.
Dr. Robert Chang
Dr. Robert Chang
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