Cylindrical Eye Power

If a person is said to have cylindrical eye power, they have what is known as astigmatism, a refractive error. It means that the correction required is unequal in different meridians of the eye. So, they will need a spectacle lens with a cylinder power correction in addition to the spherical power correction.

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Kindly suggest whether my eye power fits with my state medical test criteria?

Query: Hi doctor, I am attaching my eye prescription. I am also attaching my medical test criteria for state police service rank. Please mention whether I meet the given eye power.   Read Full »


Dr. Shachi Dwivedi

Answer: Hi,Welcome to icliniq.com.On seeing your criteria and test results, you are having a combined power of -4.50 including cylinder. It does not fit your prescribed criteria. I suggest you do a dilated refraction to know your exact power and also do a color vision test.   Read Full »

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