Is Monovision right for me?
As part of the natural aging process, our eyes gradually lose the ability to focus on near objects. As our ability to focus on near objects diminishes, reading small print or reading in dim light becomes increasingly difficult. This natural loss of reading vision usually begins around the age of forty and progresses into our sixties. This natural, normal aging process of the eye is known as presbyopia. Presbyopia may be dealt with in a number of different ways. Reading glasses or bifocals accommodate for this loss of reading vision. Another method of correction, which works well for many individuals, is known as monovision. Most people use contact lenses to achieve monovision; however monovision is also possible with the LASIK procedure. With a monovision correction, one eye is corrected for distance vision and the other eye is left slightly undercorrected to preserve one’s reading or close vision. Since it is your brain rather than your eyes that interprets what you see, your brain is