What 20/20 Vision Means!

20/20 vision and your eyes

The term 20/20 has become synonymous with many things that are perfect, even outside the world of vision.
In the world of vision, 20/20 vision is considered “normal” vision. This means that the patient sees the same line of letters/objects at 20 feet that a normal person sees at 20 feet. Everyone asks what that means. In simple terms it means that a person with normal vision should be able to see a determined size letter at 20 feet distance with clarity. A person with 20/20 vision is able to see letters 1/10th as large as someone with 20/200 vision. 20/200 vision is considered to be legal blindness. Usually a person with this level of vision can be helped to see to a much better level of vision with corrective devices like glasses or contacts…and are able to see STOP sign letters(fortunately).
However, 20/15 vision is better than 20/20. A person with 20/15 vision can see objects at 20 feet that a person with 20/20 vision can only see at 15 feet.
So the question: can I have vision corrected to see better than 20/20? The answer is yes, sometimes an individual is able to be corrected to a better level of vision that 20/20.
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About Eyewear Gallery

Eyewear Gallery was established 30 years ago and our office likes to write about many topics that are related to eyecare, glasses and stories that we hope you enjoy. We write about your vision, health and educational facts as well as some fun information. We pride ourselves in medical eyecare and designer eyewear and have received the Peoples Choice Award more than once. We have designer frames such as Lunor, Tiffany, Oliver Peoples and Tom Ford. We also have non designer eyewear and cater to all ages. We stock alot of sunglasses such as Oakley, Wiley X, Costa del Mar, Ray Ban and Maui Jim for sports and outdoor fun. Eyewear Gallery is also known as one of the few Custom Sports Sunglass providers in the USA in both prescription and non prescription. Please visit our website www.EyewearGallery.com Thanks for visiting and following our blogs.
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