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Prescribed with cylindrical but without spherical sphere glasses wherein before used to spherical power.Any idea?

hi i recently lost my glasses and visited a hospital to recheck my eyesight.they prescribed me glasses with right eye -1.25, left eye +0.5 both cylindrical and without any spherical power. but previously i used glasses with spherical power too but not certain as to what the numbers my concern is whether there will be any problem with the new prescription and i am worried i may not get used to them as it was the case some time ago with changed prescription. the optometrist says that it has very little effect and it is better to use glasses with only cylindrical power? why is that so ? please answer
Asked On : Sun, 21 Apr 2013
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Well, I'm more concerned the power of both your eyes are separate as minus & plus cylinder. i wonder what is the axis. And -1.25 is pretty high cylinder against +0.5 cylinder in other eye. It would be difficult to accept. Atleast see if he could add spherical and make them both minus or both plus.
I would suggest you to recheck your vision and then have your glasses done.
Answered: Tue, 23 Apr 2013
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