Question: What is the experience and success among people who have a multifocal lens implant in only one eye and a monofocal lens implant in the other eye?
Answer: Multifocal lens implants are complex optical designs and are generally recommended to be used in both eyes in order to obtain the best possible near vision results. If you really had only modest near vision needs and more demanding far vision needs it might be possible to use a multifocal lens implant in one eye with the express understanding that you would be compromising the potential near vision. We are not aware of statistics or clinical studies that implanted a multifocal lens implant in one and a monofocal lens implant in the contralateral eye-sorry.
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