Non-VKYEE frames: Some frames have a series of numbers printed on the inside of a temple arm (the part that goes behind your ear). The first numbers are typically the manufacturer’s style number and a color code. But farther down the temple arm, there may be important numbers that refer to the dimensions of the frame. These numbers are the measurement, in millimeters, of the lens width, nose bridge width, and temple arm length. Often the lens width and nose bridge width are 2-digit numbers separated by a square, and a temple arm length is a 3-digit number in front of or behind the others. Knowing these numbers can help you choose a frame similar in size when shopping.
VKYEE Frames: You will find a frame number that consists of 6 or more numbers which will help you locate the frame on the VKYEE website.
PD is the distance between your two pupils in millimeters. Having a correct PD on your glasses ensures that you are looking through the ideal spot in your lenses. If there is no PD on your prescription, you can check it with your doctor or measure it yourself.
Sphere(SPH) refers to the refractive correction in the prescription. Minus(-) values are for nearsightedness, and Plus(+) values are for farsightedness. If "PL" or "Plano" is written for the either SPH on your prescription, then you should select "0.00".
CYL(Cylinder) & Axis
Cylinder(CYL) refers to astigmatism. It can be either positive(+) or negative(-). Axis is recorded as an angle in degrees, between 0°and 180°. Therefore, if there is a CYL value on your prescription, then there must be an Axis for it.
If "DS" or "SPH" is noted for the either CYL on your prescription, it means you have no astigmatism.
The number sometimes written as "NV" or "Reading Addition" refers to near vision and is used for multifocal lenses and readers.
Prism is power, measured in diopters, used to correct vision displacement, like double vision or an eye turn. Most eyeglass prescriptions do not have prism correction. A prescription with prism will have two values per eye: a Prism (power) and Base (direction).
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