I recently went for an eye exam to get a new prescription for my glasses as they are over 4 years old and the anti-glare coating is coming off. My O.D.'s opinion was that I could stay with my current glasses as the change in my vision was very slight and I did not have any change to my astigmatism, but, as I mentioned before, my glasses are a wreck and I need a new pair so I was given a new prescription card. When I got my new glasses, everything was distorted and gave me a massive headache and nausea. Could my new prescription be incorrect?
My OLD prescription is (Distance only):
O.D. -1.25 (sphere)
O.S. -1.00 (sphere) -0.75 (cylinder-sph) 150 (Axis)
The NEW prescription is (Distance only)"
O.D. -1.00 (sphere)
O.S. -0.75 (sphere) -1.25(cylinder-sph) 150 (Axis)
There is a slight difference in the astigmatism in the left eye. Normally this would not cause the significant symptoms you are having. If you are not able to adapt comfortably to the new prescription, I would have your doctor check your eyes again, and make sure that the new lenses were made properly.
Copyright 1994-2018MedHelp.All rights reserved. MedHelp is a division of Vitals Consumer Services, LLC.
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. MedHelp 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.