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Eyesight Prescription

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I had my eyes tested at specsavers 2 years ago and ended up with glasses, i now want to move onto contact lenses and a friend recommended a cheap online site to get a monthly supply. But I’ve lost the… Read More
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6y, 1m agoPosted 6 years, 1 month ago
I had my eyes tested at specsavers 2 years ago and ended up with glasses, i now want to move onto contact lenses and a friend recommended a cheap online site to get a monthly supply. But I’ve lost the prescription they gave me, if i pop back into specsavers will they still have my details on the system or will i need to re-do the eye test?
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6y, 1m agoPosted 6 years, 1 month ago
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They most likely will have that prescription (Rx) but won't give it/re-issue it to you. A Rx is usually valid for 2 years at the most (sometimes less if you have pathology or certain medical conditions); and in any case most practitioners won't fit contact lenses using a Rx less than 1 year old. Hence, regardless of anything else, you will need to be retested which is a good idea as your Rx may have changed and moreover you will get piece of mind with the health of the back of your eyes checked.
1 Like #2
they can get the prescription by testing the glasses ...
but if you go back to the store they hold them anyway - they';; be sending you reminder letters shortly to have them re-tested anywho
2 Likes #3
A contact lens prescription isn't always the same as a glasses prescription. Maybe you should go for a free contact lens trial to find out what you need, then order them online. If you need an eyetest first they will tell you before the free trial.
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after 2 years, I would defo get a new eye test done

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