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... Lasik is generally for distance and not reading. Is distance a problem for you, or is it just close up. It may be jsut that you simply need reading glasses? ... (4 replies)
... ry vision distance, tv computer etc. near vision strains my eyes but I am told I will adapt. I haven't tried your suggestion but if it doesn't strain your eyes and your correction is already optimal I'd try what your surgeon suggests. Why would he suggest it if it would aggravate the problem. ... (2 replies)
... I had custom Lasik in both eyes 10 days ago. I am still blurry on distance and also near. ... (2 replies)

... I hope you're not considering having lasik on just one eye so that you have one for distance and one for reading. You will regret that for sure. Nobody I know that had that done is happy. ... (11 replies)
... There is always swelling in the eye after surgery. It causes several things, one is fluctuation in your vision, others are glare, halos and star burst. The swelling should go down within 2 weeks. Then it is normal for your vision to fluctuate up to 3 months. After that time the Dr. ... (5 replies)
... and at 40 started having problems seeing close up as well. several years ago, my doc recommended monovision contacts so that i could see close up without reading glasses and also distance. i immediatedly loved them. ... (11 replies)
... The first thing you should do is schedule a couple of consultations with a couple of different lasik offices in your location. ... (3 replies)
Lasik when older
Mar 3, 2005
... I had Lasik about a year and a half ago, when I was 46. My correction was 8.25. I couldn't even come close to reading the big "E" on the eye chart. After the initial surgery, my distance vision was excellent but had to wear reading glasses for almost everything closeup. ... (6 replies)
... I am actually going to see a doctor in Boston this Tuesday for a second opinion on my dry eye issue. But I have actually been on vacation all of last week and the dryness seems to have gotten better. It is usually just really dry in the morning. But I am not getting my hopes up too much yet. ... (25 replies)
... I am considering having Lasik done next month but do not want to have monovision. I am very nearsighted and also need glasses for reading and computer work, so I wear glasses all of the time. However, my vision is good within a 7 inch range. ... (11 replies)
... I think that monovision is for those people who are going from nearsighted to farsighted. I can't remember what I read about it. I had lasik done 2 months ago tomorrow. ... (11 replies)
... I'm 46 and had monovision lasik done so I would NOT need to wear reading glasses. One eye is made perfect for distance and the other purposely myopic for reading. ... (6 replies)
... I had my 2 month visit and I've had absolutely no change since the last visit! Since, I wasn't seeing the surgeon, but a brand new eye doctor, I was getting the "Oh, it's too soon. ... (13 replies)
... Wow! What can I say! I got my surgery 1 month and 2 weeks ago and last night, I was crawling into bed when I just glanced into the bathroom at the alarm clock my hubby keeps on his side of the sink in the bathroom. ... (7 replies)
... lasik. It has been three weeks and I still have poor vision both distance and reading. Is this normal or am I considered a stastistic for a botched surgery? ... (0 replies)
... I had lasik monovision done 5 weeks ago. ... (0 replies)
... I went to a Lasik consultation today and was told I would need to have PRK due to a think cornea and I would still need glasses for reading all the time. So they mentioned getting Monovision which is correcting one eye for distance and one for reading and the brain can't tell the difference. ... (1 replies)
... Monovision isn't for everyone. If they said that the brain can't tell the difference from the get go, then they are not telling the truth. ... (1 replies)
... I went for LASIK surgery about 5 weeks ago and although I am pleased with being able to function without contacts or glasses, I am not completely thrilled with the procedure. ... (4 replies)
... It has now been 4 years and nothing but problems and misery for me. ... (8 replies)

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