Questions tagged [optometry]

the practice or profession of examining the eyes for visual defects and prescribing corrective lenses.

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Derivation of the relationship between snellen rows and diopters

The results of converting between rows of a snellen chart and diopters is indicated in the tables at these two links: How to Convert Diopters to 20/20 Vision and Conversion Table for Distance Vision ...
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Using farsighted glasses to counter nearsightedness?

Edit: I might not have worded my question well enough. A shorter and more direct version would be: Can nearsightedness be just a result of eyes getting accustomed to working at very close distances ...