The year 2020 will be a year full of good puns for eye care professionals. Most people have heard of "20/20 vision", but what is it exactly?
What is 20/20 vision?
20/20 vision means that a person can see a specific standardized size while being 20 feet away. At 20 feet away, it is considered to be distance vision. So if you have 20/100 vision, that means you have to be as close as 20 feet to see what a person with 20/20 vision can see 100 feet away.
Why can't I see 20/20?
The most common causes are the reason why a person wears glasses or contacts: hyperopia (farsightedness) and myopia (nearsightedness). In addition, there are medical causes such as dry eyes, cataracts, macular degeneration, and more that can potentially reduce a person's vision.
A new year typically means renewed insurance benefits for many people. Schedule your appointment today!
Blog contribution is made by all members of the office.
25982 PALA STE 270
MISSION VIEJO, CA 92691
Mon, Wed, Fri:
8:30 am - 5 pm
Tue and Thu:
8:30 am - 6 pm
By Appt Only