How To Calibrate A Cheap Test Lens Kit

Figure out what those diopters actually mean to your eyeballs.

Jake Steiner

Apr 09,2021 · 1 min read

You probably don’t need a test lens kit.

Unless, you know … you want one.  

Or you’re dealing with a vexingly complex diopter scenario you’re trying to untangle, and you couldn’t friendly-bribe a local optometrist into sharing their kit.

Either way, you probably want to do a little bit of at-home calibrating:

As always, this is deeply, profoundly unprofessional advice.  You do with all this as you like.

Either way though, do go make some 20/20 gains!




Jake Steiner

Reformed stock trader. Kite surfer, pilot, vagabond. Father. And of course - the last of the living, imaginarily bearded eye gurus.

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