Reminder: Definition of Emmetropia in diopters

Just a friendly reminder…

Once you get to a full correction of -0.50 or less (not normalized, but rather full correction in low-ish light) you’re considered emmetropic by most definitions!

The emmetropic range is most often defined as -0.50 to +0.50 spherical equivalent. Being in that range doesn’t necessarily indicate perfect vision at all distances every moment, but it’s generally accepted as normal vision. At that point, even if you technically still need glasses, there would be very few situations in which you’d need to wear them.

My personal long-term goal is to get into this range eventually, and I’m sure the same is true for many.

Also, it seems like the people with low and medium myopia on here who have been targeting the myopic side of this range for their normalized glasses have had the best progress. Seems like people with higher myopia may be able to be a bit more aggressive.


yaaayy! 0.50 diopters less to worry about!

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