Double vision with new eyeglasses

  • Country:

    USA (United States of America)

  • Age:

    29

  • Gender:

    Male

  • Do you suffer from pre-existing illnesses in the eye:

    No

  • Did you perform any surgery for the eyes:

    No

  • Do you use any eye drops:

    No

  • Do you wear lenses or glasses:

    Yes

    Eyeglasses
  • Do you suffer from any diseases in the body:

    No

Question

 

 

 

Hi,

I recently bought Eyeglasses and my right eye seems to be seeing double vision. the Site where I bought the glasses mentioned that the prescription looked strange, so I called my optometrist and his office said the prescription was correct; or should I say written correctly.

The prescription for the right is Sph +0.25, Cyl -0.75 Axis 75.

The left is -1.25, -0.50 Axis 77.

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Would the +0.25 Sph (what the eyeglass site suggested was wrong) cause double vision in my right eye? I don't have it without the glasses or with my old pair.

Thanks

 

Answer

 

 

 

Thanks for your Question

You have double vision only while you wearing the new eyeglasses not without it and not with your old eyeglasses. It means there is something wrong with the prescription of the new eyeglasses or in IPD (Interpupillary distance) or with the frame.

IPD is the distance measured between the centers of the pupils of the eyes and it is different from one person to another. It should be measured correctly because this distance will determine the optical center on each lens.

The new prescription might be wrong and any wrong parameter of the prescription, either the sphere, cylinder or axis can cause double vision

I recommend to visit your optometrist for new refraction

 

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