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Can I use my contact lens prescription when ordering glasses?

Answer:

No, the prescription for contact lenses is not the same as the prescription for glasses.

 

They differ because eyeglass lenses are placed further from the eye compared to contact lenses, which are applied directly on top of the cornea. Generally, contact lens prescriptions are stronger than glasses prescriptions and can lead to vision problems if worn improperly for an extended period of time.

 

If you have any further queries, feel free to ask our optician! Find out all about our online optician Caitlyn here.

 

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