Lens maker's formula, which is $\frac{1}{f} = ({n_{liquid}{-1}}) [(\frac{1}{R}) - (\frac{-1}{R})]$. Can one apply lens makers formula when medium is different on both sides? If NO, why? Should we use $\frac{n_{2}}{v} - \frac{n_{1}}{u} = \frac{n_{2} - n_{1}}{R}$



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