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Why Eye Doctors Prescribe Prescription glasses - a Helpful Guide

By Allen Brown Subscribe to RSS | January 31st 2012 | Views:
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Prescription glasses as you know is a reading glasses that is given by a specialized eye doctor who gives you a total overview of what your problem is and what needs to be done for you to see properly. From serving the original purpose of vision correction, the eyeglasses have come a really long way to be our hit fashion statement. It is the reason why non prescription glasses are so much popular amongst people of all ages. Understand the various terms that are usually used to explain different conditions on a glasses prescription, these terms have been explained here.

Right + 2.00 / -0.50 x 180

Left - 1.25 / -0.75 x 180

Sphere/ Cylinder x Axis

Add +1.50 PD 62mm

The prescription for each eye may vary depending on the condition, and is explained in terms of cylinder, sphere, axis and in some cases, prism correction and bifocal power.

The reading prescription would be:

Right +3.50 / -0.50 x 180

Left +0.25 / -0.75 x 180

Usually no one loves to wear glasses; no one wants the glasses as an extra instrument on their face. But now glasses come in various colours. It looks so good now that everyone wants to own a glass.

Depending on the condition prescription eyeglasses are broken down into four different categories:

1. Single Vision Lens

2. Bifocal Lens

3. Trifocal Lens

4. Multi Focal lens

How to Select Prescription Glasses

Selecting an eyeglass frame for the first time is quite a memorable experience, because your appearance and personality gets completely transformed with the new specs. Prescription glasses are very expensive and they are also quite delicate. Prescription glasses can be purchased on the internet quite easily today. Buying glasses online is actually not so different. You go to the opticians, get your eyes checked and then make sure he gives you the prescription. What you now do is visit a glasses online company, enter your prescription details, and choose a pair of frames. Your glasses normally arrive through your letterbox within a couple of weeks.

Benefits of Purchasing Online

There are many good advantages of purchasing prescription glasses on the internet.

1. The range of choice is enormous. You don't have to run around looking for glasses all over town

2. Online companies are able to offer you discounts that brick and mortar stores cannot afford to due to their lower overheads. This means that you can make great savings by ordering over the internet.

3. It is very safe and cost effective.

You will not have to worry about anything since the online opticians are regulated by the council and they supervise their purchases well. Thousands of people purchase glasses online today and you will be able to find a good variety and enjoy the benefits of lower rates. Finally, choose safety eye glasses that give a good fit. Do not ignore your comfort when they are being worn.

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