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    Should Opticians Refract (Votes: 276)

    1. Yes (unequivocally, with no supervision or restrictions)- with formal training (Votes: 122)

    2. Yes (with no supervision, but with restrictions as to whom can be seen) (Votes: 66)

    3. Yes (with supervision) (Votes: 64)

    4. No (because there is no need for Opticians to refract) (Votes: 60)

    5. No (Opticians are not capable of refracting) (Votes: 14)

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    Lelarep

    Seems like these are the guys you'd want to work...

    Seems like these are the guys you'd want to work with:

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    Lelarep 01-16-2021, 06:03 PM Go to last post
    Kwill212

    You've lost me. How does the power go from +5.00...

    You've lost me. How does the power go from +5.00 to 0.00 is the cylinder doesn't have any power?

    A more detailed response can be found here, in post #22, strangely enough in response to your own...

    Kwill212 01-16-2021, 04:52 PM Go to last post
    bta89

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    bta89 01-16-2021, 04:01 PM Go to last post
    Lensman11

    Kwill212 please give a more detailed explanation...

    Kwill212
    please give a more detailed explanation of your solution. The cylinder on a lens has no power it only represents the difference between the principal meridians in this case +5.00 and 0.00

    Lensman11 01-16-2021, 03:34 PM Go to last post
    Kwill212

    Take the two parts separately. 5.00 sphere...

    Take the two parts separately. 5.00 sphere decentered in 10 mm gives you 5D BI prism. Then do the cylinder. Prism created by decentering a cylinder requires a little trig or graph paper. A -5.00...

    Kwill212 01-16-2021, 01:18 PM Go to last post
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