Understanding the Contact Lens Prescription

Understanding the Contact Lens Prescription

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While your contact lens and glasses prescription may look similar, they are not interchangeable. Your contact lens prescription is based on the characteristics of your eyes, while your glasses prescription is based on the distance between your eyes and the lenses. A contact lens prescription includes the power of your lenses and the curvature of your cornea. A glasses prescription includes only the power of your lenses. Contact lenses prescriptions include a variety of different […]