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what does: Sph / cyl / axis: Rt +0.25, -100, 85 ; Left :C, -050, 70 mean? Will I be better off with glasses? with both eyes.. i can see quite well... but, with only the right eye......a bit blurred
Actually......i'm also in the medical profession (non eye related) and at the OR... it requires good visual acuity ... want to ask if this will affect the precise acuity required
Hi, I'm online now and would be happy to help you with your question.I understand what you are asking. Just reply and we'll get started. Dr. Tom
are you available to chat about your question now?
Hi Dr Tom..
OK..give me a minute to type a reply.
to add more info....I'm actually a urologist.
seems that none of my eye colleagues can give me an answer..
Hi.. i'm new to this system..
suddenly offline & asked for a rating..
Dr expert.... i just want to know the severity of my vision & whether i need glasses,, thx
Something just happened, and I must start over...sorry give me a minute.
Something erased my typed reply...so I will start over...sorry
firstly I say that
your refraction is very minimal , so it's not surprising that you see as well as you do .. The second observation is that, yes the use of that prescription could increase your visual precision, particularly in lowlight conditions , such as reading x-rays in a dark room .
Now to the explanation of your numeric refraction . in your right eyeyou have .25 of a spherical correction . This is meaningless , however, you have one diopter of astigmatism and that could be a useful prescription to use. in your left eye you have -.50 of spherical correction and that could give you a a little bit of blurred vision at distance. The last numbers in the formula are just the axis in which the astigmatism ne needs correction, please let me know if this clarifies your question and what else I can answer for you . again, I am sorry for the delay in your answer
So again, Doctor Ada, I too was knocked off-line. I apologize for that because it does make the flow of dialogue difficult. I hope my above explanation was what you needed, and again let me say that you have a very minor prescription. It certainly would not hurt you to go without the use of it, and even if you did use it, you would only see a minimal improvement in your already very good vision. If this satisfies your needs. Please re-rate the answer. We online doctors get a bad profile from poor ratings and I don't think you really meant to rate my help. for you so poorly. you will be able to re-rate my help for you, and continue to ask me questions until you're satisfied.
Thx Dr Tom.
I have rerated Excellent.
THanks for precise answer
Probably, wil get the glasses & wear on prn basis
Hello again Dr. Ada....the answer , and you probably already thought of it , is the use of a gas perm contact lens. It will flatten or mask the minimal toric status of your corneas. Here is a website that discusses a procedure that is somewhat related. http://www.allaboutvision.com/contacts/orthok.htm
The procedure is not applicable to your eyes...but it's informative.
There are no, drops, salves or "potions" that will chance your minimum astigmatism.
You might be a candidate for a corneal relaxing procedure, but that is surgical, and you asked for non operative means.
So your best bet would be a trial of a gas perm CL.
Thank you for the information regarding Ophthalmology in HK. Can you add anything regarding availability or feasibility for an American ophthalmologist to find a locum tenens temporary position in the private or public setting in HK or who one might contact? Many thanks.
In HK.. licensing with the Medical Council of HK is necessary...similar
There are a few exceptions:
(1) with the public sector...
http://myjobs.classifiedpost.com/index.php/Job-Search/a/b/623651?jobTitle=Service+Resident+Positions+for+Experienced+Doctors+without+Full+Registration&jobCompany=HOSPITAL+AUTHORITY(2) University of HK http://www.eyeinst.hku.hk/(3) Chinese university of HK http://www.cuhk.edu.hk/medint/ovs/dovs/index00.htm
Dear Dr. Ada,
Thank you for that information. I'll be in touch if anything comes from further inquiries.
Best wishes, Tom