National Geographic : 1949 Aug
EXAMINATION: Professional examination REFRACTION: Scientilic measurement of PRESCRIPTION: (arifulls prilepard lprofes for possible pathological eye conditions. your ability to see. sional conclusions andl the instructions neces sary to correct your vision. What are these services worth . 25... 35... 50? When vour vision fails to be all it should he, you'll need the aid of professional and technical services. Some of the services essen tial to good vision are illustrated. Helping you to see well involves much more than just a pair of glasses. It's worth a lot to see well, and the serv ices that give you better vision are worth a lot too. But actually, in most cases, the cost of these services is surprisingly low. The fee you pay, whether $25 or less, $35, $50 or more, depends upon: INTERPRETATION: Careful technical and scientific compounding of the exact materials of your prescription. The professional and technical services you receive. Your own special seeing problem. The quality and style of glasses your prescription calls for. Services provided by Optometrists, Oph thalmologists, Ophthalmic Dispensers are widely available and within the reach of all. They are worth a lot. But their cost, includ ing glasses, when you need them, is low only a few pennies a day during the life of the average prescription. American 9 Optical COMPANY Founded in 1833 - the world's largest suppliers to the ophthalmicprofessions. Copyright 1949 American Optical Company -r FITTING: Scientific, minute adjustment of RE-EVALUATION: Verification of the refrac- SERVICING:Assurance that the requirements your prescription to your eyes. tion and the prescription. of your prescription are being constantly maintained.