Wednesday, October 07, 2009

Tips On How To Read A Contact Lens Prescription

Contact Lenses – Medical advice

Contact lenses should be used after consulting the doctor. As mentioned earlier, contact lenses are the glass discs which are made according the cornea size of the eye. The important thing to examine while prescribing a contact lens is the diameter and curve angle of the eye cornea.

How to read the prescription of contact lenses?
A typical prescription of contact lens contains three main values. These values include:
Power of the lens
BC or Base curve
Dia or Diameter