Ophthalmology & Optometry/Transposition

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Question
Why do we need to transpose?
Does transposing benefit the patient in any way?
Or does transposing adds to the troubles of pt?
Why pts feel comfortable after one doctor prescribes in one form, feel distressed and feel comfortable when another doctor transposed and prescribes new set of glasses?

Answer
Transposing makes no difference at all as the net power of the prescription is EXACTLY the same... What can cause perceptual difficulties However are the PDs  , base curves ,  thickness, size and shape of frame, material, ie glass vs plastic CR39 vs polycarbonate vs high index ,  etc., frame tilt called pantos pic angle.  Hope this helps.          Dr. Ken

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DR. KENNETH BERGER

Expertise

Any and all questions with regard to ocular ailments, eye diseases as cataracts, glaucoma, macular degeneration, diabetic retinopathy, etc , eye and visual sympomatology, eyeglasses, contact lenses, low or subnormal vision, pediatric vision conditions,and special and unique ailments will be discussed.

Experience

36 years of clinical experience in opticianry and therapeutic optometry. Still in private practice with special interests in vision conditions, diagnosing and treating ocular ailments, prescibing treatment plans which include medicine, eyeglasses, and contact lenses primarily. Although surgery is not within the realm of my area of expertise, I co-manage many pre and post -op surgical cases which include Lasik and PRK procedures.

Organizations
New Jersey Society of Optometric Physicians American Optometric Association

Education/Credentials
B.A.,1968, Hunter College of the City University of New York B.S.,1970, Pennsylvania College of Optometry O.D.,1973, Pennsylvania College of Optometry Therapeutic Pharmaceutical Administration Certification, New Jersey 1992

Awards and Honors
Clinical Efficiency Award, 1973, Pennsylvaania College of Optometry

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