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Dr. Richard Bensinger
Ophthalmology

In brief: 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.

In brief: 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.
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