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Lincoln, NE
A 59-year-old female asked:

Use monovision contacts. power 1.25 & 2.50. i know someone who uses mono in eyeglasses. i'd like to know if that's an option vs. expensive bifocals.

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Dr. Michael Ham
Ophthalmology 29 years experience
Yes: It is an option. Not often done though. Some people have double vision when looking down through the glasses (vs. Straight ahead through the optical center).
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Last updated Dec 8, 2013


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