Reading an optician’s prescription

Although glasses cannot stop nystagmus they can correct refractive errors, such as long or short sight and astigmatism, to make the sight as clear as it can be.

Do you understand what all the numbers and words actually mean on your prescription? Specsavers have made a handy video explaining everything. Watch here to find out from Dr Nigel Best DOptom MCOptom FBCLA FAAO, a qualified Specsavers optometrist.

Watch the video here.