My optometrist is helping me under correct my eyes, and I recently went to her to under correct my differentials 0.25 diopters. She wrote me up a new prescription and it’s really confusing me. I can see that my new prescription has +1.75 in both eyes (my last prescription was +1.50), so that is correct.
However, there are changes in my cylinder and axis. My previous cylinder was -1.00 in my right eye and -1.50 in my left eye. Now, my new cylinder is -1.00 in my right eye and -1.75 in my left eye.
My old axis was 6 in my right eye, and 5 in my left eye. Now, my new axis is 6 in my right eye, and 180 in my left eye.
Can anyone help me figure out what this means? Did my astigmatism get worse? My optometrist didn’t tell me of any changes in my eyes which is why I’m so confused.