What prescription can Laser Eye Surgery correct?

What Prescription can Laser Eye Surgery Correct? Are you considering the possibility of Laser Eye surgery? If the answer is ‘yes’, then it’s likely you have a whole lot of questions of your own; and the chances are, the question at the top of your list is: Would it work for my prescription?. The main aim of a trip to the opticians is to determine whether or not you need glasses. However, there is a lot more to this question…

What is the minimum prescription for Laser Eye Surgery?

What is the minimum prescription for Laser Eye Surgery? Laser Eye Surgery has become increasingly accessible and popular in recent years; in fact, most people probably now know someone who has had it done. This popularity is largely thanks to continued innovation that has helped to make Laser Eye Surgery an option for more people than ever before. The benefits of treatment are immense. Not only can Laser Eye Surgery improve your vision and reduce your dependency on visual aides,…

What does 20/20 vision mean?

What does 20/20 vision mean? How good is your vision? Is it 20/40? 20/30? Or maybe you’re one of the lucky ones and it’s 20/16? Well, if we go by the statistical average, you have 20/20 vision. But in reality, it’s more likely¬†you have no idea, and you’re thinking what on earth do all these numbers even mean? This is because unless you’re an optometrist, you won’t be overly familiar with the Snellen chart. We’ll fill you in with exactly…

Understanding your prescription

Understanding your prescription You’ve just had an eye exam, and your optometrist or ophthalmologist has given you a new glasses prescription, full of all the measurements you need to attain clear and comfortable vision. They may have told you you’re short or long-sighted, or that you have astigmatism, but when you look at your prescription, it doesn’t simply say “long-sighted”. Rather, there are an array of abbreviations with decimal numbers, pluses and minuses, and strange symbols underneath. Little did you…