Your glasses prescription explained

How to read your prescription

DISTANCE

+2.25

-1.00 65 - -
NEAR
ADD +1.50
DISTANCE

+2.25

-1.00 65 - -
NEAR
ADD +1.50

ADD - If you are over 45, you may have a number here. This is your reading addition and relates to the amount of additional correction needed to focus at close distances. A measurement will mean you have different prescriptions for distance and reading.