Once a person has been prescribed spectacles, regular reviews and discussions with the eye health professional are necessary to ensure vision needs are being met.
During a consultation, your eye health professional is likely to review:
- The prescription
- The level of vision the spectacles should be providing; and
- Whether the spectacles prescribed are suitable for specific activities. For example, you may need one pair of spectacles for reading print, screens and close work and a second pair of tinted sunglasses for improved outdoor vision.
For those with low vision, standard prescription spectacles alone are usually no longer sufficient and several different aids or technologies may be required. However, they are still an important aspect of making the most of remaining vision.