Blue Light Protection for Better Eye Health We rely heavily on screens for most day-to-day functions. In offices and schools, we sit in front of computers and stare at the monitor for several hours at a time. Even at home, many of us use tablets or laptops for leisure. In addition, most people these days […]Read More
Your prescription provides us with your doctor’s recommendation for clear and comfortable vision. Please take a brief moment now to review your information with our 3 samples shown here. They represent 3 different ways of writing the same prescription: OD= Right Eye; OS=Left Eye; OU = Both Eyes. NOTE, PARTICULARLY: Your astigmatism correction (“cylinder”). Some […]Read More
GLASSES PRESCRIPTION EXPLANATION SPH (sphere): the amount of long (+) or short (-) sight. The higher the number, the stronger the prescription lens required. CYL (cylinder): the amount of astigmatism, or visual distortion, caused by an irregularly shaped cornea. AXIS: the direction of the astigmatism, measured in degrees. PRISM: correction needed to balance the eyes. ADD: the amount of additional […]Read More
ASTIGMATISM Astigmatism is the optical term for more than one point of focus. It occurs when the surface of the cornea or crystalline lens is not spherical. Light from an object may focus on the retina in one direction but not the other. An anastigmatic eye has curves that are steeper in one direction than […]Read More
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