Guide To Read your Prescription

At some point, you don’t comprehend your prescription and you may require help to comprehend it with EASY SIGHT direction. You can peruse prescription well indeed. There are various configurations of the prescription followed in the various eye lens.

Standard Grid Format

The standard Grid design is most normal arrangement having clear sections for OD, OS, SPH, CYL, and Axis.

They can be filled by a specialist in manually written or by electronic printing.

Understanding of  Rx Notes:

  • SPH-circles will consistently have a (+) or (- ) sign.
  • CYl-Cylinder will likewise have a (+) or (- ) sign.
  • PD-pupillary separation can be written in various manners e.g 61 (signal PD)  30/31 (Dual PD).

Progressive / Bifocals Format

Standard Grid design with some extra sections is utilized for Bifocal and Multifocal glasses. Include or D.V/N.V segment will be incorporated and it’s worth will consistently has a (+) sign.

Understanding of RX Notes:

  • SPH, Cyl and Axis will have same signs.
  • DV – Distance vision or myopia. It will have (- ) sign
  • Include/NV-Near vision or perusing. It will have (+) sign.

Standard Grid with Prism

An uncommon type of prescription is prism Rx. It refers to the amount of prismatic power. It is usually needed to compensate for eye alignment. With standard grid format additional two columns are for prism and Base.

Interpretation of  Rx Note:

  • Bo – Base out
  • Bi  – Base in
  • Bu – Base up
  • BD/BDn – Base Down

Vertical Prescription Format

It typically have all equivalent features as standard matrix has in vertical structure recorded top to bottom.

Blank Format

It has the same data without columns and grids. It is typically manually written by a specialist on plane paper.

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