Estimate Your Reading Glasses Strength
Since age is the main determining factor in the onset of presbyopia, having trouble seeing things close-up, use the timeline below as a starting point to finding your reading glasses lens power.Tip:
As you move your reading glasses down your nose, the magnification increases. So if you like to position your readers low on your nose so you can read and watch TV, adjust the lens power you choose slightly.
- 30-40 years old start with +1.00
- 45 years old +1.50
- 50 years old +2.00
- 60 years old +2.50 - +3.00