Monovision is a vision correction technique that involves correcting one eye for distance vision and the other eye for near vision. This allows you to see clearly at both near and far distances. Monovision can be achieved through contact lenses, glasses, or surgery. Dr. Stuart P. Sondheimer of Skokie, IL, welcomes patients looking for vision correction solutions to learn more about this and other available methods.
How do I know if monovision is right for me?
Monovision may be right for you if you are looking for a vision correction solution that will allow you to see clearly at both near and far distances. Dr. Stuart P. Sondheimer of Skokie, IL, can help you determine if this method is right for you with a thorough evaluation and discussion regarding your vision needs and concerns.
What options are available?
- Contact lenses. Monovision contact lenses are available in both soft and gas-permeable varieties. The type of lens that is right for you will be determined based on your individual vision needs.
- Monovision glasses include the use of bifocals, trifocals, or progressive lenses. The type chosen is selected with the help of our professionals.
- Several types of surgery can be used to achieve monovision, including LASIK, PRK, and implantable contact lenses. Our team can also place intraocular lenses as well during surgery to correct one’s vision.
What are the advantages to correct monovision methods?
There are many benefits to monovision, including improved depth perception and decreased need for bifocals or reading glasses. Monovision can also help you feel less tired when doing activities that require a lot of visual focus, such as driving or using a computer.
Schedule a consultation visit with Dr. Stuart P. Sondheimer
If you are considering monovision, meeting with an eye care professional is important to discuss whether this solution is right for you. Depending on your individual needs, monovision may be an excellent way to improve your vision and overall quality of life. If you reside in or around the area of Skokie, IL, call the practice of Dr. Stuart P. Sondheimer to discuss your options. Call 847-677-2794 to request an evaluation and consultation visit.