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A 55-year-old member asked:

Ive myopia,presbyopia.one eyes blurry whether i use contacts or glasses but ok near vision if no correction used.any thoughts?

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Dr. Richard Bensinger
Ophthalmology 54 years experience
Redo refraction: All myopes develop presbyopia as they march through the 40s to the 50s. If an eye is blurry - I assume for distance - then the refraction was likely incorrect. Near vision for myopes commonly is fine without any correction which seems to be for you. You need to find an ophthalmologist who can redo your refraction and get the correct glasses so that distance correction is clear for you.
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Dr. Mary Reams
Dr. Mary Reams commented
Ophthalmology 44 years experience
You might think about trying correction when you are fit for contacts. Depending upon your degree of myopia, you might be able to wear one contact for distance and leave the other uncorrected. After a short period of adjustment, you may be able to see clearly at all distances.
Oct 7, 2018
Last updated Oct 7, 2018


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