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A 42-year-old male asked:

Os +0.5x-0.5, od 0x-0.25 after lasik for myopia. is left eye considered over corrected? can definatley tell difference at close range.

2 doctor answers4 doctors weighed in
Dr. Olivia Liao
Ophthalmology 33 years experience
On target: Your spherical equivalent in the left eye is 0.25, which is not the cause of your close range issues. Use magnifier reading glasses to help your normal presbyopia.
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Dr. Yale Kanter
Dr. Yale Kanter commented
Ophthalmology 63 years experience
How soon after the surgery? This could change. If you are in the presbyopic age regular reading glasses would help.
Oct 1, 2013
Dr. Jay Bradley
Cornea, Cataract, & Refractive (LASIK & PRK) Surgery 20 years experience
Lasik: You have slight amount of residual astigmatism but it should not be significant for your visual function. I would not recommend any further treatment. Your issue at close range is likely due to early presbyopia or loss of near autofocus which occurs as we all age.
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Last updated Feb 26, 2014


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