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Dr said my vision has improved and lowered power in my monovision contacts. He said it can happen with age. I'm 59. Is that common?
What are good alternatives to monovision contacts other than distance only w/readers. I use a computer at work with detailed work.
Multifocal contacts: There are many brands of multifocal contact lenses - some are optimized for computer distance. It would be worth a trial with a few brands. ...Read more
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 tried monovision glasses. See a conservative, experienced eyemd who cares about what is best for you. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Worn monovision contacts for years but no longer see computer well. Would bifocal or multi focal contacts be worth trying?
Would you recommend monovision laser for a person that works all day with computers and read everyday for 30 minutes?
Contacts first: Before considering a surgical procedure for vision correction, I would recommend a trial of monovision contact lenses measured to allow the near focus for the computer monitor, and the dominant distance eye fully corrected. If you're able to tolerate this well, as long as your eyes are suitable candidates for laser vision correction, the procedure maybe right for you. You still may need glasses. ...Read more
Used monovision contacts for years& now want improved clarity & less glare with night driving. Are bifocal contacts a good alternative & comfortable?
Used monovision for many years. Had exam 1 mo. Ago & tested 20/20. Today reading vision was not good. Why the sudden change?
Work on computer all day, monovision laser procedure will be good for me? Far sight is very good.
Monovision: An easy way to know if that is something you will like is to simulate the same thing with contact lenses. I would try that for a month and see how you like it. Most of the patients that chose monovision with me have already had that experience with contact lenses and were used to it. Ask your surgeon to see if that is a good option for you. Good luck. ...Read more
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