Can you buy over the counter distance glasses?

Can you buy over the counter distance glasses?

Can you buy over the counter distance glasses?

Unlike reading glasses, which are plus (+) lenses, you are not able to buy nearsightedness lenses over the counter. There are several good reasons for this, but the main reasons are you can get headaches, eye strain and can actually make your vision worse if you wear minus lenses that are too strong.

Can you buy glasses online with high prescription?

When it comes to high prescription lenses, look no further than At other glasses retailers, the combined price of both your frame and lenses can add up to a huge amount! With us, however, you can get your frames affordably and delivered straight to your door.

Can you have monovision glasses?

Glasses. It’s not common to have monovision glasses. Instead, more popular types of multi-distance glasses include bifocals, trifocals, and progressive lenses. These lenses contain multiple prescriptions for vision correction.

Which part of eye prescription is for distance?

BVD – Back Vertex Distance is the distance required from the front of your eye (cornea) to the back surface of the corrective lens. If you have been provided with a BVD value ensure to enter it in to the additional information or comments box provided with any online prescription forms.

Is there a big difference between 1.67 and 1.74 high index lenses?

The difference between 1.67, which is considered regular index and 1.74 is quite small, and really, the only way you’ll notice the difference is if you have a prescription below a -6 or above a +4. However, if you are in need of a very strong prescription, it is absolutely worth the additional cost!

Are 1.74 high index lenses worth it?

High index plastic lenses typically fall between 1.59 and 1.74 on the index as opposed to standard lenses, which have a refractive index of approximately 1.50. In less technical terms, this means that high index lenses are better at bending light rays for vision correction.