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Is -0.5D powerful enough to get glasses?

Prescription GlassesGlasses and EyewearVision (eyesight)Is -0.5D powerful enough to get glasses?My eyesight is -0.5D in the left eye and -0.75 in the right eye. Despite this i can somehow see all the bottom letters on the snellen chart(with both eyes), but will I need glasses in order to prevent an increase in power?.pass_color_to_child_links a{color:inherit}.AnswerBase .inline_editor_content{font-family:Georgia,Times,"Times New Roman",serif;font-size:15px;line-height:1.6}.js-wf-loaded...

Recourse with bad eyeglasses prescription

My optometrist wrote me an unwearable prescription. What recourse do I have?I had new glasses made to a new prescription by an independent local optician (not affiliated with with the prescribing optometrist). The glasses are not working for me; althought the "crispness" is high, I have a lot of difficulty focusing and with depth perception, and they are causing severe eyestrain and mild headaches. I understand that it can take some time to get used to a new prescription (I have been wearing...

Comparison of Ocular Radiation Exposure Utilizing Three Types of Leaded Glasses.

Spine (Phila Pa 1976).  2016; 41(4):E231-6 (ISSN: 1528-1159)Waddell BS; Waddell WH; Godoy G; Zavatsky JMSTUDY DESIGN: Anthropomorphic phantoms were used to measure radiation exposure to the surgeon phantom's eye. Groups analyzed were: Group 1-no glasses (None); Group 2-leaded lenses without lead sides (WOLS); Group 3-leaded lenses with lead sides (WLS); and Group 4-sport wraparound leaded glasses (Sport). Glasses were 0.75 mm lead equivalent. OBJECTIVE: To evaluate the efficacy...