I know you may not have the option, but is it possible to ask the doctor to do the contact
Remember the old adage: twice, cut once!
On 2/7/17 3:39 PM, Bruce Bartrug wrote:
> A week ago I had the cataract in my right eye replaced. The resultant focus point for that eye is
> 10.5 inches distant from the eye. Yes, I wanted it that close.
> The lens in my left eye is due to be replaced next Tuesday, and in deciding what focus point the
> ophthalmologist let me try various contact lenses to give me the effect of different lens
> implants. I chose one with a focus point of about 15 inches. The reasoning I used was that this
> would give me a broader depth of field, say from 9 to 18 inches or so which would seem to helpful
> not only for middle distances but also for doing artwork.
> However. My left eye, which is my dominant eye, currently has a natural focus point of 7 inches
> in front of that eye. Now you know why I wanted the focus point so close.....I may be extremely
> near-sighted, but it has a range of usefulness that I'm accustomed to. However, again. I'm
> currently having trouble reading with one eye at 7 inches and the other at 10.5 inches, and I'm
> wondering if I should just have both eyes be the same, or maybe an inch or two longer in the left
> eye. I don't want to make a mistake and have headaches.
> It's could be that the distance between the two eyes (3 inches) would be more significant at 8 to
> 10 inches distance, than would be the case between 10.5 and 15, as one gets more depth of field
> when one is farther from the focus point. But I'm wondering, and do NOT want to make a mistake.
> It can't be undone.
> Suggestions and personal experiences welcome. I need to decide in the next couple days.
> Thanks in advance,
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