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Why are there different perscriptions for glasses and contacts? Help me see eye to eye on this

Why can't a prescription for glasses be used for contacts also? Isn't the eyesight still the same? At first, I cynically thought it was just another way for my optometrist to make money -- so he had ...
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Eye Chart Lighting for Consistency?

If the goal is consistent test results and controlling for distance is a given, then would a backlight in a dark/darkened room guarantee the most consistent results? Is there any other way to control ...
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Do eye doctors check for tunnel vision?

Whenever I go in for an eye exam, I am subjected to Snellen charts (where the letters only appear in the center of my field of vision), air puffs against my eyes, and a bright light shined into my ...