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Quiiyter


12/29/2018

Should the degree of contact lenses be the same with my eyeglasses?

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  • Richaler

    01/04/2019

    The degree of contact lens, should choose as far as possible with oneself actual degree is same or slightly inferior degree.If the degree is not the same, it should be low rather than high, because too high degree may lead to dizziness and other symptoms.Pay attention to distinguish the right and left eyes when putting the lens into the glasses box, especially when the two lenses have different degrees, to avoid the uncomfortable feeling caused by cross-wearing.
  • killer

    01/07/2019

    Contact lenses are just as effective as glasses in correcting myopia and astigmatism, and even better than glasses.but their degrees should not be the same!
  • James

    01/09/2019

    No, the prescription for glasses and contacts is different because of how they work and the distance from the eye. If you've never had contacts you also need to be assessed for suitability and fitting as the lens diameter is important too.
  • Hillener

    12/29/2018

    of course not!
  • Zigger

    12/29/2018

    The degree of contact lenses should be lower than eyeglasses.
  • Nicole

    12/29/2018

    You should choose lower lenses of contacts.
  • Honey

    01/04/2019

    As for the degree of contact lenses, you should choose the same or slightly lower degree as your actual degree.The myopia inside 400 degrees commonly, the degree of contact lens and frame glasses are same.
  • Yotter

    01/04/2019

    It needs to be emphasized that the difference between frame glasses and contact lenses has little effect on the lenses below 400 degrees, which can be ignored, and more than 400 degrees need to be added or subtracted.
  • William Benson

    01/04/2019

    The answer is no. Eyeglasses are usually about 12 millimeters from the eye, the prescriptive power of a contact lens — which is positioned directly on the tear film of the eye — will be slightly less nearsighted. Which means the prescription will be different. You need to take an eye exam to make sure of the prescription.
  • Abraham

    01/04/2019

    The contact prescription should include base curve and diameter, but frame glasses prescription does not include those things. Therefore they are not the same.
  • Algernon

    01/04/2019

    Your contact lens Rx should be less power than your glasses Rx. It depends on the following factors. 1. If you have a strong power, it can be reduced because the lens is sitting on the eye vs the distance between the eyeglasses and your cornea, which is called vertex distance.
  • Emily

    01/05/2019

    Light refracts at different distances depending on the distance between the frame and contact lens and the cornea. Thus the degree of contact lens should be less than the degree of frame glasses!
  • Stephan

    01/05/2019

    If you don't have astigmatism, you don't have to lower it.If the degree of frame glasses is above 300 and below 600, contact lenses should be 25 degrees below the frame.If it's over 600, the contact lenses should be 50 degrees below the frame.
  • Bruce

    01/05/2019

    The degree of contact lenses is different from that of ordinary glasses. If the degree of frame glasses is below 500, the contact lens should be lowered by 25.If the degree is above 500, the contact lens should be lowered by about 50. For example, if the degree of glasses is 375, contact lenses should be 350; if the degree of glasses is 600, contact lenses should be 550.
  • Adair

    01/05/2019

    They are issued by different measuring methods. Therefore they are totally different. You should not use the same degree. However, it does not matter so much if your power is very weak.
  • Felix

    01/05/2019

    The contact prescription includes more information than what is available on the prescription for eyeglasses. Special measurements are taken of the curvature of the eye.
  • Allen

    01/07/2019

    When we are preparing the contact lenses, it's should usually decrease about 50 degrees lower, because the contact lens is close to our eyeball with clearer sight.
  • Allen

    01/07/2019

    When we are preparing the contact lenses, it's should usually decrease about 50 degrees lower, because the contact lens is close to our eyeball with clearer sight.
  • Balanceer

    01/07/2019

    Without astigmatism, there is no reduction below 300 degrees.If the degree is above 500, the contact lens should be lowered by about 50.
  • Adam

    01/07/2019

    I wear both frame glasses and contact lens. Usually my contact prescription is a little lower than the other one.
  • Nina

    01/07/2019

    Eyeglasses and contact lenses are devices that correct refractive errors in vision. Eyeglass lenses are mounted in frames worn on the face, sitting mostly on the ears and nose, so that the lenses are positioned in front of the eyes. Contact lenses appear to be worn in direct contact with the cornea, but they actually float on a layer of tears that separates them from the cornea. Therefore they are not the same.
  • Dethrown

    01/08/2019

    Contact lens prescriptions and eyeglass prescriptions are not the same. They are significantly different because eyeglass lenses are positioned approximately 12 millimeters from your eyes, whereas contact lenses rest directly on the surface of your eyes. If you want to wear both contact lenses and eyeglasses, you will need two separate prescriptions.
  • Gillier

    01/08/2019

    No, not everyone who needs eyeglasses can wear contact lenses successfully. Conditions such as dry eyes or blepharitis can make contact lens wear uncomfortable or unsafe. Even with no pre-existing eye conditions, some people have sensitive corneas and simply cannot adapt to contact lenses.
  • Vivian

    01/08/2019

    Like an eyeglass prescription, a contact lens prescription includes the lens power required to correct your refractive error — whether myopia (nearsightedness), hyperopia (farsightedness) and/or astigmatism. But, depending on the degree of your refractive error and the type of contacts prescribed, the powers specified on your contact lens prescription may be significantly different than those on your glasses prescription to give you the best vision possible.
  • Vivian

    01/08/2019

    The contact lens prescription contains additional specifications that are not included on a glasses prescription, and these can be determined only after a comprehensive contact lens exam and fitting.
  • Emily

    01/08/2019

    They are not the same. In addition to the general parameters, a contact lens prescription will include a Base Curve and a Diameter.Both the Base Curve (BC) and Diameter (DIA) of a contact lens ensures a proper fit on your cornea and total eye surface to ensure comfort, and encourages eye health including allowing proper oxygen to the eye.
  • Jack

    01/08/2019

    Contact lenses need to fit the size and shape of your eye where eyeglasses don’t, so the contact lens prescription includes additional elements, like base curve (the curvature of the lens), diameter (the width of the lens) and the name of the contact lens brand.
  • Jennifer Lowen

    01/08/2019

    I don't believe they are the same. You might find that your glasses prescription will have a cylinder and axis value, while your contact lens prescription do not.
  • Tina

    01/09/2019

    Since eyeglasses are usually about 12 millimeters from the eye, the prescriptive power of a contact lens — which is positioned directly on the tear film of the eye — will be slightly less nearsighted. This becomes significantly different with prescriptions of 4D or greater. Therefore, in our example, the power of a contact lens will be less than the eyeglass prescription for the right eye.
  • Ieeither

    01/09/2019

    Of course not!Let's take an example of an eyeglass prescription: OD (right eye): -4.50 -1.50 x 180 OS (left eye): -3.25 DS The amount of correction is expressed in diopters, sometimes abbreviated as "D." Here, the left eye needs a correction of -3.25 diopters. "DS" (diopters sphere) indicates a spherical correction only, and no astigmatism correction. The minus (-) sign indicates correction for nearsightedness (myopia); a plus ( ) sign would mean farsighted correction (hyperopia). Here, the right eye has a spherical correction of -4.50D and an astigmatism correction of -1.50D. The degree axis of the astigmatism correction is 180.
  • Ben

    01/09/2019

    They should not be the same, contact lens prescriptions and eyeglass prescriptions are not the same. They are significantly different because eyeglass lenses are positioned approximately 12 millimeters from your eyes, whereas contact lenses rest directly on the surface of your eyes.If you want to wear both contact lenses and eyeglasses, you will need two separate prescriptions.
  • Lucy

    01/09/2019

    I was told that the prescription is different for contacts - because they're in your eyes and glasses are sat on your nose. So you should get different prescriptions I suppose.
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