Can laser eye surgery correct the need for reading glasses?
In this post, Dr. Bennett Chotiner explains how laser eye surgery can correct the need for reading glasses with a procedure to modify the vision by enabling one eye to see better at a distance and the other eye to see better at near.
Most individuals will need reading glasses by their mid-40s. If they can see clearly at distance, they’re going to need something to help see up close. Laser eye surgery can be modified to provide what we call a form of blended vision where one eye sees better at distance and one eye sees better at near.
We make the distance correction in the dominant eye and the near correction in the non-dominant eye and using both eyes together, most people can successfully fuse the vision really see overall distance and near without knowing that there’s a difference between your two eyes.
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