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One Rx, I would venture to guess, was written by an Optometrist and the other by an ophthalmologist. These doctors use different notation to write down eyeglass Rx's
hi, both are ophthalmologists..
Let's convert the first one to the same convention as the second. Using the magic of mathematics it changes to:
+5.00 + 0.50 x80; +4.25 +0.75 x110
Weird...very few ophthalmologists use negative cylinder phoropters...... But, as you can see, they are really the same Rx.
The small variance is within the amount expected on different refractions. Not significant at all.
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Especially when using streak retinoscopy on a 4 year old child :-)
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hi, surprising, good answer, i am happy with it,
as a by the way, would you know from the Rx what condition is being corrected? I thank you for your time.