Understanding Your Contact Lens Prescription #4 - Axis
A measurement necessary for contact lenses that correct for astigmatism, the axis is expressed in degrees. It indicates the orientation of the cylinder in the lens, in order to compensate for the cornea’s oval, rather than round, shape. For further information or to book a contact lens appointment with one of our doctors please call any of our three Rochester, NY Cornerstone Eye Associates locations in Gates (585-328-0153), Brighton (585-244-2200) or Irondequoit (585-266-7880).
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