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    I need a objective opinion .
    In March2013 I had a a eye exam. The optometrist that did the exam came up with a prescription (this is approximate I don't have it with me now).
    D: +0.50 Cyl -0.50 Axis 0 Add +1.50
    S: +0.25 Cyl -0.25 Axis 0 Add +1.50
    The more important is that for 5 month we tried everyting me and the contact lense specialist to fit me with multifocal. I was never able to see anything.
    Last week I was with a friend who is a optometrist and was telling him my story. He invited me to drop by his office. He came up with the following prescription:
    D:-0.50 Cyl -0.50 Axis 180 Add +1.75
    S:-1.00 Cyl -0.50 Axis 10 Add+1.75
    He fitted me with the multifocal necessary for that prescription and i`m seeing practicaly 20/20 (minor adjustments will be needed).
    The contact lenses specialist and his clinic have been extraordinary. They made me choose for free a pair of glasses. And will credit me in contact lense all my expenses for all the trial of contact done.
    My frustration is the optometrist. What should I do about the optometrist. She already knows the opticien told her. I don`t want to go to court, get money etc etc but I still feel I should do something.

    October 31: Now the optician attitude has changed. He told me the vision can change as much as it did from day to day. Told me I could make a complaint but every optometrist will agree that a prescription can change that much. I just want closure on the issue and know if it is possible that a prescription change that much in such a short period of time?
    Last edited by Dan1965; 10-31-2013 at 10:30 AM. Reason: more information to be added

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