Choosing Reading Glasses And Astigmatism-Simple Truths

Truth #2 Ready-Made Readers Don’t Correct For Astigmatism

This is true. But it really depends on how much astigmatism you have. Anything above a 1.00 in the cylinder box of your prescription would best be corrected by prescription reading glasses. However, this can be very subjective. Some people with lesser amounts of astigmatism may feel the need for their astigmatism correction and some people with even more amounts of astigmatism may not.

Ready-made readers will correct you, but for long periods of reading, prescription reading glasses will most likely provide you with the most clarity.

BTW, this also goes for people who have considerably unequal corrections in both eyes. Read more about how to choose reading glasses