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Thanks, Karen.  I did simulate the left eye with different contact lenses,
but now I'm wondering if I made the right choice.

bab

On Tue, Feb 7, 2017 at 3:56 PM, Karen Ackoff <[log in to unmask]> wrote:

> Bruce, I’m interested in this, too.
>
> I have a focus distance of about 2 inches. From what I’ve heard, people
> seem largely unhappy with getting 2 different focal distances. If you can
> simulate what it would be like with contacts, that would be the way to
> determine if it would work for you.
>
> I do have one friend who has contacts - one for close-up and one for
> distance, and she has no problems with them.
>
> So I’m thinking it’s really whatever works for you. If you can simulate
> what it would be like using contacts, that would be the way to determine if
> it would work for you.
>
> Please keep us posted.
>
> Karen
>
>
>
>
>
> On Feb 7, 2017, at 2:39 PM, Bruce Bartrug <[log in to unmask]> 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,
> BAB
>
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> Bruce Bartrug
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