I just got new glasses. I can see distance fine but working on my computer is extremely difficult. Reading anything is actually extremely difficult. Distance is the only thing that is I don't have trouble with. With my old prescription distance wasn't strong enough but working on my computer and looking at the papers on my desk was perfect. When I read closeup, a book for example, I read better just holding the page closer and reading without glasses. I am looking for a suggestion for new glasses for just working on the computer.
New Prescription R: Sphere -5.00, Cylinder -0.50, Axis 145, Add 1.25 L: Sphere -5.50, Cylinder -1.00, Axis 164 +1.25
Old Prescription R: Sphere -4.75, Cylinder -0.50 Axis 165. + 1.00, L: Sphere -4.75, Cylinder -1.00, Axis 174 + 1.0
Depends on multiple factors including your age and preffered distances for computer work and reading. The prescribing doctor should be able to help you sort it out free of charge. It's part of what you should be getting when you get your prescription checked. They can calculate for computer distance based on how far you keep the screen from your face.
The Content on this Site is presented in a summary fashion, and is intended to be used for educational and entertainment purposes only. It is not intended to be and should not be interpreted as medical advice or a diagnosis of any health or fitness problem, condition or disease; or a recommendation for a specific test, doctor, care provider, procedure, treatment plan, product, or course of action. Med Help International, Inc. is not a medical or healthcare provider and your use of this Site does not create a doctor / patient relationship. We disclaim all responsibility for the professional qualifications and licensing of, and services provided by, any physician or other health providers posting on or otherwise referred to on this Site and/or any Third Party Site. Never disregard the medical advice of your physician or health professional, or delay in seeking such advice, because of something you read on this Site. We offer this Site AS IS and without any warranties. By using this Site you agree to the following Terms and Conditions. If you think you may have a medical emergency, call your physician or 911 immediately.
We're in the process of updating our system during which our trackers and health tools will not be available. We are doing our best to finish this update quickly. They should become available by 6:00 p.m. PST