07 Which of the following is not an option for a patient wanting budget PPLs selecting a frame with a pantoscopic
tilt of 3[degrees]that cannot be adjusted?
Following a US Government paper that indicated how prescription eyewear with acute face form angles (> 12[degrees]) and pantoscopic
tilts with measured angles (> 18[degrees]) could induce distortion, headaches and dizziness, Wiley Talon demonstrated that it was able to meet the new stringent requirements thanks to its shield with near vertical pantoscopic
Features include Infield Softflex sides frame technology, which when combined with the in-built adjustable side length and adjustable pantoscopic
angle of tilt, help to provide, according to the company, a perfect fit.
For chemical splash protection, the RXG1 features indirect ventilation, made to fit over prescription eyewear and in a pantoscopic
design to assists bifocal wearers.
Children have flatter faces and longer eyelashes and required pantoscopic
tilt is typically zero degrees, compared to adults who generally vary between 8-12[degrees]; therefore, care must be taken to ensure the lower rim of the frame does not rest against the cheeks.
It is usual for the younger child to have a higher cheek position and, therefore, the dispenser needs to pay attention to the pantoscopic
tilt, angle of side and depth of the frame to ensure a suitable fit.
Of course, snooker players often choose the custom-designed high fitting frames with adjustable pantoscopic
tilt made popular by Dennis Taylor.
Measurements, such as monocular interpupillary distances, fitting heights, pantoscopic
angle, back vertex distance and wrap, are all captured in a fast way.
With regard to the sides, it is necessary to consider the pantoscopic
tilt, side length, length of drop, temple and head width.
The angle of pantoscopic
tilt will often be lower on a child's frame and this should also be considered when specifying vertical centres.
There are many distortions of this classic pantoscopic
round oval shape, but Black Eyewear's design is faithful to this balanced geometric shape which embraces the natural face shape.