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What does axis in contact lenses mean?

The axis figure on prescription contact lenses is for people who have astigmatism and indicates the required location of cylindrical power on the lens. This determines the angle of vision correction that someone with astigmatism would need, due to the irregular curvature of their eye, which can be described as shaped like a rugby ball. Axis is part of your prescription, and tells an optometrist in which direction they must position any cylindrical power in your lenses that is required for astigmatism. The number shows the orientation or angle (in degrees) from 1 to 180. The number 90 means vertical position, and 180 horizontal. A higher number for the axis does not mean that your prescription is stronger, it simply describes the position of the astigmatism. Meridians of the eye are determined…

How to read your contact lens prescription?

Most of you must wondering on 'how to read your contact lens prescription?' Your contact lens prescription allows you to purchase contact lenses that match your requirements from optical shop or online suppliers.You need to know your physical prescription with you in order to purchase contact lenses from physical or online shop and also you do need to have a good understanding of what it is. How to read your contact lens prescription? You can find your prescription on the piece of paper given to you by an optician during a check-up. However, contact lens prescriptions can vary in number depending on the brand of the product itself.A written prescription usually includes the following specifications: base curve, diameter, power (or sphere), and then additional figures for Cylinder and Axis if…

Refractive Error Vision

What is Refractive Error?

Refractive error is a common eye disorder in which the eyes can't clearly focus on the images of objects looked at. There are numerous types of refractive error such as short-sighted, long-sighted or presbyopia which is when you need glasses to read as we grow older. These are common refractive errors. (more…)

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Prescription Safety Glasses

Now, we all know the legendary and iconic normal safety glasses. We might have even worn them ourselves once or twice during activities such as science experiments in schools, welding and other activities that put our eyes at risk. (more…)

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Transition Lenses

What Are Transition Lenses and How Do Transition Lenses Work? Transition lenses are photochromic lenses that quickly adjust the colour of lenses and adapt in changing light to protect from sun's rays. Meaning (more…)

Xperio Sun Lens

Essilor Xperio Sun Lens

Our eyes need UV protection just like our skin. Exposing your eyes to UV rays can harm your vision and cause several eye issues such as cataracts, corneal sunburn, macular degeneration, pterygium, and skin cancer around the eyelids. " Essilor Xperio Sun Lens offers protection from these UV rays. Learn more about it. "I have power and can I make my sunglasses with prescription?" is the most common question that we have nowadays as people are getting more concerned about UV protection to their eyes. Essilor Xperio polarized lens will give you better protection and comfort than tinted lenses can achieve. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qWBshKhdVB8&list=PLUXwfKAWhhIO_YKkXyQoAS3-qGWoV5n3E&index=4&ab_channel=XperioUVXperioUV Essilor Crizal Xperio Sun Polarized lenses are ideal for all activities under the sun, regardless of the environment, situation or season. The benefits include: Eliminate reflected glare: Light can be reflected off a smooth and flat surface like a road,…