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Is it okay to convert my glasses prescription to my contact lens prescription?

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Dr. David Kira
Ophthalmology
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In brief: Not really

The contact lens rx is determined from a refraction for glasses - sometimes trial fitting is necessary since the actual numbers are different due to an optical property called vertex distance.

In brief: Not really

The contact lens rx is determined from a refraction for glasses - sometimes trial fitting is necessary since the actual numbers are different due to an optical property called vertex distance.
Dr. David Kira
Dr. David Kira
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Dr. Robert Chang
Ophthalmology

In brief: No

The power is different from the glasses to contact lens due to the different distances of the correction from the eye.
Also contact lens rx requires a base curve and diameter, which is determined during a contact lens fitting.

In brief: No

The power is different from the glasses to contact lens due to the different distances of the correction from the eye.
Also contact lens rx requires a base curve and diameter, which is determined during a contact lens fitting.
Dr. Robert Chang
Dr. Robert Chang
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