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What are monovision lenses?

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Monovision is when you don't have the same prescription in both eyes. One has a contact for distance vision, and the other is for seeing up close. This can take a while to get used to. Each eye works on its own -- that makes it harder for them to work together. You might have problems with depth perception, and that can make it hard to drive.

Another monovision option is to wear a bifocal lens in one eye, and a single-vision lens in the other. That can make driving easier.

From: How to Find the Right Contact Lenses WebMD Medical Reference

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AllAboutVision.com: "Torics," "Orthroscopy."

Dillehay, SM. May 2007. Eye Contact Lens,

Contact Lens Association of Ophthalmologists: “Rigid Contact Lenses,” “Soft (Toric) Contact Lenses.”

Reviewed by Alan Kozarsky on January 29, 2019

SOURCES:

AllAboutVision.com: "Torics," "Orthroscopy."

Dillehay, SM. May 2007. Eye Contact Lens,

Contact Lens Association of Ophthalmologists: “Rigid Contact Lenses,” “Soft (Toric) Contact Lenses.”

Reviewed by Alan Kozarsky on January 29, 2019

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