What does your prescription mean?

What do we mean by long-sightedness? When we say you have astigmatism does it really mean you have rugby ball eyes? Here you will find more detailed information to explain what we mean when we tell you that you are myopic or presbyopic. If you have any questions bout what you read please get in touch via the contact page

Myopia is the medical term for short-sightedness. T

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Myopia

Qualified in 2003 Drew enjoys all aspects of practice life but has a special interest in contact lens fitting and anterior eye disease. 

He has recently become an independent prescriber and runs clinics in the Blackpool Eye Clinic

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Hyperopia

Qualified in 2003 Drew enjoys all aspects of practice life but has a special interest in contact lens fitting and anterior eye disease. 

He has recently become an independent prescriber and runs clinics in the Blackpool Eye Clinic

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Astigmatism

Qualified in 2003 Drew enjoys all aspects of practice life but has a special interest in contact lens fitting and anterior eye disease. 

He has recently become an independent prescriber and runs clinics in the Blackpool Eye Clinic

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Presbyopia

The above detail is with regard to normal eyesight changes which mean that you may require spectacles. For more details about more serious eye conditions requiring further investigation/treatment pleas visit our Eye Conditions page.