UNDERSTANDING MY PRESCRIPTION

Most prescriptions will be Standard but read on

Like most things, it's simple to understand something once you have been shown how, but not so obvious for the first time.

So lets go through this important part in the ordering process and you'll soon get the hang of using our website.

 

Firstly, you will need to understand your prescription or what we class as a NON STANDARD prescription that we don't supply online but do instore.

A Standard prescription has SPH measurements not above + or - 4.00 dioptres

(0.00 up to and including 4.00) increasing in + or - 0.25 increments. There may be no Sph at all.

A Standard prescription has CYL measurements not above + or - 4.00 dioptres

(0.00 up to and including 4.00) increasing in + or - 0.25 increments. There may be no Cyl at all.

A standard prescription can have any Axis from 1 to 180 degrees or no Axis at all,

and may have (or may not) a reading Add up to +3.00

There should be No Prisms included on a Standard Prescription.

A Non Standard prescription has SPH measurements above + or - 4.00 dioptres  

A Non Standard prescription has CYL measurements above + or - 4.00 dioptres 

A Non Standard prescription may also have a Prism measurement/s

If your prescription is Non Standard please do not order it on this website.

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