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betty


09/24/2012

What does pl mean on my eye prescription?

Recently, i feel my vision a little blurry especially when i wake up from noonday nap. So i get my eyes checked and use it to buy eyeglasses. But i find there is "PL" on my prescription. What does PL mean? Does that stand for good or bad of my eyes?
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  • Melanie gerard

    09/25/2012

    If there is "PL" on my prescription for your both of eyes, congratulation! That means your are in perfect vision and needn't eyeglasses to help you. You fell blurry eyes when you wake up may just because you not get used to the light when you open eyes. Or, you may get very tired that cause bury vision. So, don't worry.
  • Anna

    01/28/2015

    Every prescription has three elements: sphere power, cylinder power (amount of astigmatsim) and cylinder axis (direction of astigmatism). PL is an abbreviation for "plano", meaning no power.
  • edward

    09/24/2012

    Your eyesight is good, you don't need to wear eyeglasses. The eye prescription is a result about whether you need visual correction. There are a series of items are measured by number within a plus (+) or minus (-) sign. For example, minus means you are myopic and plus is described as hyperopic. It's common to have no values for any one of these items, the PL means plano that is no prescription or zero. Maybe you are tired thus you would have a blurry vision, or you need more vegetable and fruits.
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