Selecting the Proper

Strength for Reading Glasses

ATTENTION: Ready-to-wear non-prescription glasses are not intended to replace prescribed corrective lenses or examinations by an eyecare professional. Regular eye check-ups by a qualified professional are necessary to determine your eye health status and vision needs.

1)Print this page on your printer. You cannot use this chart by looking at it on your computer monitor due to the size and resolution differences among computers

2) The chart below is exactly 5 inches wide. Please make sure it is 5 inches wide on your printed copy. If your copy is not 5 inches wide, please call us Toll Free at 800-635-1941 and we will gladly mail you a FREE eyechart to determine the proper strength. HINT: TRY PRINTING IN LANDSCAPE MODE!

3) To find the strength you need, The first line you have difficulty reading has a lens strength to the right of it. When ordering reading glasses in our shopping cart, select this strength.

Learn more about your vision from the experts at The Vision Council of America

Read the Chart WITHOUT GLASSES from a distance of about 14 inches.

Once you've determined the proper strength for your Reading Glasses, check out our selection of reading glasses for the style that best suits you!