Surgery on just one eye...

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Surgery on just one eye...

Postby Flyer31 » Tue Apr 15, 2008 6:22 pm

I am 38 and went to get a 3 consults. I am -2 (nearsighted) in both eyes. I was told that in a few years I'd need reading glasses. To try to eliminate that I was told that I could have surgery to make my dominant eye 20/20 or better and leave the other alone. Has anyone heard of this?
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Postby LasikExpert » Thu Apr 17, 2008 1:13 am

This is called monovision and you need to read our article about its effect. You really must try monovision with contact lenses before having it lasered into your eyes.
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