Does monovision work to correct Presbyopia in all older patients?
Monovision works well for about 50% of all patients with Presbyopia. How do you know if it would work for you before you make the investment in Lasik vision correction? Your eye doctor can allow you to test-drive monovision and try before you buy, by letting you use contact lenses that slightly under-correct nearsightedness in your non-dominant eye. For some people who try monovision, they instantly know that this is a perfect solution for them. Their eyes are able to view a mountain in the distance one moment and switch to looking at their watch the next. They are able to view both far and near with reasonably clear focused vision. The other 50% of people (myself, included) find that this drives them crazy. If you spend most of your time doing highly technical, demanding, critical close up work, monovision may not be right for you. I complained to my eye doctor that using contacts to try monovision didnt allow me to see as perfectly for close up work as bifocals did. He told me that i