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Modeling Toric Lens

Question asked by Matt S. on Feb 1, 2019
Latest reply on Feb 1, 2019 by Ravi Teja

I need to model a lens with multiple radii and am trouble figuring out how to make it work. It is essentially a round prescription lens with multiple radii on the convex surface perpendicular to each other. I had thought I could model this as a sweep and then cut it into a circular profile at the end but it's not working. I also tried just revolving one and then extrude cutting the small section from the other out but that doesn't look right. Here is a Front View and a Side View of what I'm looking for.

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Or if anyone can just guide me on how to model any lens with both sphere and cylinder prescription in it that would be great and then I can adapt it from there.