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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Trattler
29 years experience LASIK Surgery
Monovision: Surprisingly, depth perception is very good after blended vision with either contact lenses or glasses. The best way to confirm is to just try blende ... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Goldstein
31 years experience Ophthalmology
Over 40 yrs old: Monovision helps with the reading problems that occur in the over 40 crowd. More info: http://www.2020vision.Com/monovision.Html. You may want to try ... Read More
Dr. Jay Bradley
18 years experience LASIK Surgery
Monovision LASIK : Monovision lasik should be discussed with patients over the age of 45 which wish to have lasik. Monovision allows more spectacle independence but has ... Read More
Dr. Sandra Lora Cremers
25 years experience Ophthalmology
Depends: LASIK: Monovision lasik is appropriate: if patient has tried & is happy with monovision contact lenses, knows risks of loss of dept perception; &/or has trie ... Read More
A 42-year-old male asked:
Dr. Fred Orlando
36 years experience Ophthalmology
Good questions: Anyone with good distance vision in both eyes will usually be blurred up close starting in late 40's. Getting worse till early 70's. This includes whe ... Read More
Dr. Federico Mattioli
25 years experience LASIK Surgery
Personal pref: Many of my patients are over 40 and lasik can work very well - results not necessarily age dependent except over 40 when talking about near vision, wh ... Read More
Dr. Mark Sibley
45 years experience LASIK Surgery
Lasik after 40: Lasik can be life-changing and offer FREEDOM from glasses. Lasik to give 20/20 distance vision usually can/will last forever but your eyes change. We ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tal Raviv
Dr. Tal Raviv answered
26 years experience Ophthalmology
Depends: Lasik is performed to decrease one's dependence on glasses. It has an excellent safety record. One must first see an eye doctor to see if they are a ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Azhar Salahuddin
22 years experience Ophthalmology
Reshaping the cornea: First a flap is created on your cornea with a blade or laser. It is then lifted and a laser is used to reshape your cornea (flatten it or make it more ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Azhar Salahuddin
22 years experience Ophthalmology
Dryness: Expect your eyes to be dry afterwards (sometimes permanently) and you may have some glare to night. Also, lasik is for distance vision only (unless yo ... Read More
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A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
52 years experience Ophthalmology
Several: Most lasik comes out well. Some with a proclivity to eye dryness may have short term or sometimes chronic eye dryness afterwards. There are complica ... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Carlin
50 years experience Ophthalmology
Expect good vision.: Expect good vision the next day and excellent vision within a few days to a week or so. Expect some glare, haloes, eye fatigue, mild fluctuating visi ... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
52 years experience Ophthalmology
Happy thoughts: Be grateful you live in an era when correction of the vision is possible with this technology. Be happy you are eligible for correction eyewise and p ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Beth Friedland
42 years experience Ophthalmology
Not as deep as LASIK: The flap in the cornea is not as deep so epi lasik is safer in patients with thin corneas.

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